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Table 3 Factors associated with postoperative adverse outcome

From: Perioperative serum albumin as a predictor of adverse outcomes in abdominal surgery: prospective cohort hospital based study in Northern Tanzania

Factors Post-OP Adverse
Outcome %
COR (95% CI) P-value AOR (95% CI) P-value
Age (years)
 18–24 20.0 1    1   
 25–49 59.1 5.77 (0.55, 60.60) 0.144 9.62 (0.52, 177.36) 0.128
 50+ 41.2 2.80 (0.28, 27.79) 0.379 5.95 (0.34, 104.06) 0.222
Sex
 Male 55.0 1    1   
 Female 28.6 0.33 (0.11, 1.01) 0.053 0.26 (0.05, 1.37) 0.112
Delta albumin (%)
  < 14.77 33.3 1    1   
 14.77 and above 60.7 3.09 (1.03, 9.31) 0.45 6.68 (1.59, 28.09) 0.010
Surgical indication
 Emergency 50.0 1    1   
 Elective 38.1 0.62 (0.21, 1.81) 0.377 1.28 (0.27, 6.11) 0.759
ASA
 1 47.6 1    1   
 2 38.7 0.69 (0.23, 2.13) 0.524 0.44 (0.10, 2.12) 0.289
Length of surgery (min)
 0–120 38.9 1    1   
 120 and above 48.8 1.50 (0.49, 4.60) 0.478 1.73 (0.35 8.45) 0.500
  1. *Note: COR Crude odds ratio, AOR Adjusted odds ratio