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Table 2 Univariate regression analysis and significance level of each predictor on lower EPC

From: Incidence and clinical impact of vertebral endplate changes after limited lumbar microdiscectomy and implantation of a bone-anchored annular closure device

Univariate regression analysis p-value
Sex (effect of male) 0.9182
Smoker 0.4776
Age 0.4337
Anchor localization (superior) 0.0252
Heavy lifting 0.1245
Amount of disc material removed 0.6441
Size of defect 0.2446
Preoperative disc height 0.8333
Postoperative Pfirrmann score 0.5502
Postoperative Modic score 0.8817