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Table 3 Impact of risk factors on disease manifestation

From: Risk factors for early recurrence after inguinal hernia repair

Variable   Age p Onset of primary hernia p Age at first recurrence p
Smoking no 63 (+/-12) 0.25 47 (+/-6) 0.006 50 (+/-7) 0.32
  yes 61(+/-11)   44 (+/-4)   48 (+/-6)  
Coronary heart disease no 62 (+/-11) 0.09 45 (+/-15) 0.6 50 (+/-13) 0.71
  yes 68 (+/-9)   42 (+/-18)   48 (+/-15)  
Hypertension no 61 (+/-12) 0.23 43 (+/-15) 0.29 49 (+/-13) 0.27
  yes 64 (+/-10)   47 (+/-15)   52 (+/-13)  
  1. Data are represented in mean years +/- standard deviation.