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Table 2 Multivariate analyses of risk factors associated with DVT after ankle fracture surgeries

From: Incidence of deep venous thrombosis (DVT) of the lower extremity in patients undergoing surgeries for ankle fractures

Variable OR and 95% CI p value
Age (increase of every 10 years) 1.44 (1.14 to 1.81) 0.002
Preoperative stay (delay of each day) 1.11 (1.02 to 1.21) 0.014
Anesthesia (general vs regional) 3.51 (1.73 to 7.13) 0.001
HGB < lower limit 2.02 (0.93 to 4.41) 0.078
TC (> 5.2 mmol/L) 3.20 (1.44 to 7.09) 0.004
Reduced LYM count (< 1.8 × 109/L) 3.16 (1.55 to 6.41) 0.001
  1. DVT deep venous thrombosis, OR odds ratio, CI confidence interval, HGB hemoglobin, TC total cholesterol, LYM lymphocyte