Table 3

Logistical regression analysis assessing the impact of covariates on the risk of hernia formation

CharacteristicsOR (95% CI)P value
Age (years)0.98 (0.95 to 1.00)0.236
BMI kg/m2
 Overweight6.57 (0.76 to 57.0)0.088
 Obese 23.4 (3.09 to 177) 0.002
Non-white race0.32 (0.08 to 1.26)0.103
Chemotherapy 3.22 (1.22 to 8.51) 0.019
Smoking history1.64 (0.73 to 3.67)0.228
Surgical site infection1.01 (0.19 to 5.24)0.984
Surgery duration0.99 (0.99 to 1.00)0.996
Small bite closure 0.40 (0.17 to 0.94) 0.036
  • BMI, body mass index.