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Table 6 Multivariable analysis of recurrence

From: TEP versus Lichtenstein: Which technique is better for the repair of primary unilateral inguinal hernias in men?

Parameter p value Category OR estimate 95 % CI  
BMI [5-point OR] <0.001   1.439 1.183 1.750
EHS classification 0.013 Lateral versus combined 0.821 0.515 1.306
   Medial versus combined 1.417 0.881 2.281
Operation 0.146 Lichtenstein versus TEP 0.775 0.549 1.093
ASA score 0.240 II versus I 1.293 0.837 1.997
   III/IV versus I 1.637 0.924 2.898
Defect size 0.349 II versus I 0.744 0.468 1.184
   III versus I 0.905 0.539 1.519
Age [10-year OR] 0.749   0.980 0.864 1.111
Risk factors 0.981 Yes versus no 1.004 0.700 1.442