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Table 9 Multivariable analysis of pain requiring treatment

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   1.276 1.118 1.455
Age [10-year OR] <0.001   0.850 0.790 0.916
Defect size <0.001 II versus I 0.598 0.464 0.770
  III versus I 0.515 0.376 0.707
ASA score 0.017 II versus I 1.397 1.078 1.810
III/IV versus I 1.620 1.130 2.325
Risk factors 0.185 Yes versus no 1.162 0.930 1.452
EHS classification 0.327 Lateral versus combined 0.957 0.716 1.278
Medial versus combined 1.143 0.836 1.564
Operation 0.560 Lichtenstein versus TEP 1.066 0.860 1.321