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Table 3 Multivariate logistic regression analysis (SWD)

From: Perioperative hypoalbuminemia is a risk factor for wound complications following posterior lumbar interbody fusion

Variable B SD OR 95% CI P value
Preoperative
 Albumin level < 3.5 g/dl 1.427 0.634 4.168 1.203–14.442 0.024
Postoperative
 Albumin level < 3.5 g/dl 0.540 0.364 1.716 0.841–3.503 0.138
Postoperative
 Albumin level < 3.0 g/dl 1.652 0.310 5.219 2.843–9.580 < 0.001
 Age 0.016 0.011 1.017 0.995–1.039 0.133
 Chronic steroid use 1.378 0.722 3.967 0.965–16.317 0.056
  1. SWD Surgical wound dehiscence, B a constant which indicates regression coefficient and intercept, SD Standard deviation, OR Odds ratio, CI Confidence interval
  2. *Statistically significant (P < 0.05)