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Table 7 Independent factors associated with PONV using multiple logistic regression analysis (enter method)

From: Assessment of pain and postoperative nausea and vomiting and their association in the early postoperative period: an observational study from Palestine

Variable B S.E Wald P value* Odds ratio with 95% CI
History of PONV
 No      Ref
 Yes 0.82 0.40 4.18 0.041 2.28 (1.03–5.01)
Post-operative pain
 No      Ref
 Yes 0.88 0.37 5.64 0.018 2.41 (1.17–4.97)
Type of surgery
 General      Ref
 Laparoscopic 0.52 0.40 1.64 0.200 1.68 (0.76–3.69)
 Orthopedic 0.40 0.48 0.77 0.401 1.50 (0.58–3.85)
 Otorhinolaryngology − 0.48 0.45 1.11 0.292 0.62 (0.26–1.51)
 Urosurgery − 0.59 0.59 0.97 0.324 0.56 (0.17–1.78)
 Neurosurgery 1.16 0.75 2.40 0.122 3.17 (0.74–13.67)
 Vascular surgery − 1.52 1.11 1.86 0.172 0.22 (0.26–1.94)
  1. PONV postoperative nausea and vomiting, CI confidence interval, B the coefficient of the predictor variables
  2. *Significant p-values are in bold