Table 1

Characteristics of patients who developed hernias

CharacteristicsNo hernia
n=223 (87.5%)
Hernia
n=32 (12.5%)
OR
(95% CI)
P value
Age (years), median (IQR)60.8 (52–69)59.8 (49–69)0.996 (0971 to 1.023)0.74
BMI (kg/m2) median, (IQR)28.2 (24.3–34.8)33.1 (30.8–36.0)1.026 (0.995 to 1.058) 0.001
Race, N (%)0.23
 White183 (82.1)29 (90.6)Ref
 Non-white40 (17.9)3 (9.4)0.473 (0.137 to 1.63)
Smoking history, N (%)84 (37.7)14 (43.8)1.263 (0.597 to 2.67)0.51
Chemotherapy, N (%)134 (60.1)24 (75.0)1.993 (0.857 to 4.63)0.10
Pre-operative albumin (g/dL), median (IQR)4.3 (4.0–4.5)4.3 (4.0–4.5)0.778 (0.273 to 2.215)0.81
ASA, N (%)0.21
 Class 1–281 (36.3)8 (25.0)Ref
 Class 3–4142 (63.7)24 (75.0)1.711 (0.735 to 3.985)
EBL (mL), median (IQR)200 (100–400)200 (100–425)0.999 (0.998 to 1.001)0.76
  • ASA, American Society of Anesthesia; BMI, Body mass index; EBL, estimated blood loss.