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Table 8 Multivariable analysis of pain on exertion

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  
Operation <0.001 Lichtenstein versus TEP 1.420 1.264 1.596
Age [10-year OR] <0.001   0.831 0.799 0.864
Defect size <0.001 II versus I 0.763 0.662 0.879
   III versus I 0.598 0.501 0.714
BMI [5-point OR] <0.001   1.162 1.077 1.254
EHS classification 0.054 Lateral versus combined 1.090 0.930 1.279
   Medical versus combined 1.222 1.028 1.452
ASA score 0.112 II versus I 1.066 0.935 1.216
   III/IV versus I 0.902 0.739 1.101
Risk factors 0.343 yes versus no 1.061 0.939 1.199