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Table 4 Impact of family history and risk factors on recurrence rates

From: Risk factors for early recurrence after inguinal hernia repair

Variable   Recurrence rate p
Family history no 4 (+/-2) 0.82
  yes 4 (+/+2)  
Smoking no 4 (+/-2) 0.83
  yes 4 (+/-2)  
Coronary heart disease no 4 (+/-1) 0.001
  yes 6 (+/-3)  
Hypertension no 4 (+/-1) 0.03
  yes 5 (+/-2)  
  1. Data are represented in mean number of recurrences +/- standard deviation.