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Table 5 Bivariate and logistic regression analysis for overall complications

From: The role of the laparoscopic approach in the surgical management of acute adhesive small bowel obstruction

  BIVARIATE MULTIVARIATE
Laparoscopy vs Open
OR (95% CI) p OR (95% CI) p
Approach
 Laparoscopy 1   1  
 Open 2.74 (1.59–4.72) < 0.001 1.58 (0.78–3.22) 0.204
 Totally laparoscopic 1    
 Open 9.18 (4.17–20.19) < 0.001   
 Converted 21.66 (6.5–72.15) < 0.001   
Age 1.03 (1.02–1.05) < 0.001 1.03 (1–1.04) 0.002
Male gender 0.94 (0.57–1.55) 0.828 0.99 (0.56–1.74) 0.987
N°. of previous abdominal operations 1.32 (1.09–1.61) 0.005 1.13 (0.92–1.38) 0.237
ASA 2.17 (1.52–3.1) < 0.001 1.25 (0.81–1.92) 0.311
Intestinal resection 2.48 (1.26–4.9) 0.009 2.2 (1–4.7) 0.044
Complex adhesions 2.54 (1.52–4.23) < 0.001 2 (1.1–3.6) 0.021
Advanced laparoscopic skills 0.7 (0.4–1.22) 0.212 1.18 (0.58–2.41) 0.647