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Table 4 Multivariate logistic regression analysis (SSI)

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 1.738 0.846 5.687 1.082–29.880 0.040
Postoperative
 Albumin level < 3.5 g/dl 0.886 0.717 2.425 0.595–9.889 0.217
Postoperative
 Albumin level < 3.0 g/dl 0.695 0.576 2.003 0.647–6.196 0.228
 Drainage 0.008 0.003 0.993 0.986–0.999 0.023
 Chronic steroid use 3.006 0.774 20.203 4.429–92.155 < 0.001
  1. SSI Surgical site infection, B A constant which indicates regression coefficient and intercept, SD Standard deviation, OR Odds ratio, CI Confidence interval
  2. *Statistically significant (P < 0.05)