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Table 3 Adjusted multivariable regression analysis of postoperative outcomes according to BMI category

From: Association of body mass index and outcomes following lobectomy for non-small-cell lung cancer

  Operative mortality Respiratory complications Cardiovascular complications Other complications Overall complications
BMI category OR 95% CI OR 95% CI OR 95% CI OR 95% CI OR 95% CI
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Underweight 4.39* 1.31–14.72 2.88 # 1.27–6.50 1.70 0.61–4.73 0.55 0.16–1.83 1.31 0.64–2.67
Overweight 0.22** 0.05–0.98 0.57 ## 0.34–0.98 0.87 0.52–1.45 1.05 0.71–1.53 0.98 0.73–1.32
Obesity 0.70 0.09–5.51 0.71 0.25–2.05 1.56 0.67–3.79 1.60 0.82–3.15 1.68 0.97–2.92
  1. Italic values: P < 0.05 was significant. Adjusted for age, sex, alcohol-drinking history, cigarette-smoking history, other comorbidities, tumor stage, and FEV1 predicted
  2. BMI body mass index, CI confidence interval, OR odd ratio
  3. #P = 0.011; ##P = 0.041; *P = 0.004; **P = 0.047