Table 3A

Univariate logistic regression analyses to identify risk factors for specific postoperative complications among inpatients diagnosed with colorectal cancer

Postoperative infectionPostoperative bleedingCardiac arrest/heart failure
OR (95% CI)P valuesOR (95% CI)P valuesOR (95% CI)P values
Chronic liver diseases
 NoReferenceReferenceReference
 Yes1.16 (0.90 to 1.49)0.255 1.67 (1.17 to 2.38) 0.005 0.82 (0.51 to 1.31)0.404
Race
 WhiteReferenceReferenceReference
 Black0.93 (0.64 to 1.35)0.6910.72 (0.38 to 1.34)0.3010.86 (0.43 to 1.72)0.664
 Hispanic1.30 (0.81 to 2.08)0.2730.94 (0.43 to 2.06)0.8671.39 (0.62 to 3.11)0.428
 Asian or Pacific islander0.96 (0.43 to 2.16)0.9240.32 (0.04 to 2.39)0.2651.95 (0.55 to 6.92)0.301
 Native American2.65 (0.66 to 10.63)0.169NANA1.68 (0.20 to 13.93)0.630
 Other/Missing0.93 (0.70 to 1.25)0.6360.96 (0.62 to 1.48)0.8580.79 (0.48 to 1.29)0.314
Median household income
 Quartile 1ReferenceReferenceReference
 Quartile 20.96 (0.71 to 1.29)0.7631.41 (0.90 to 2.19)0.1331.32 (0.77 to 2.25)0.314
 Quartile 30.94 (0.69 to 1.28)0.6910.74 (0.44 to 1.25)0.2601.40 (0.81 to 2.43)0.225
 Quartile 40.78 (0.56 to 1.09)0.1410.87 (0.52 to 1.45)0.5971.23 (0.70 to 2.16)0.479
 Others0.73 (0.30 to 1.76)0.4880.92 (0.26 to 3.21)0.8981.82 (0.59 to 5.57)0.296
Location of hospital
 RuralReferenceReferenceReference
 Urban non-teaching1.23 (0.82 to 1.84)0.3200.94 (0.53 to 1.67)0.8331.04 (0.57 to 1.90)0.888
 Urban teaching1.45 (0.99 to 2.14)0.0581.06 (0.61 to 1.84)0.8281.08 (0.60 to 1.96)0.797
 Others0.52 (0.07 to 4.07)0.536NANA3.16 (0.60 to 16.64)0.175
Types of admission
 Non-electiveReferenceReferenceReference
 Elective0.90 (0.71 to 1.15)0.4051.21 (0.82 to 1.78)0.3411.01 (0.67 to 1.53)0.959
 Others1.33 (0.16 to 11.06)0.791NANANANA
Length of hospital stay 1.13 (1.11 to 1.15) <0.001 1.03 (1.01 to 1.05) 0.010 1.01 (0.98 to 1.04)0.434
Hyperlipidaemia
 NoReferenceReferenceReference
 Yes 0.64 (0.48 to 0.85) 0.002 0.88 (0.59 to 1.32)0.5440.75 (0.49 to 1.15)0.191
Obesity
 NoReferenceReferenceReference
 Yes1.30 (0.95 to 1.78)0.0980.69 (0.38 to 1.25)0.2181.12 (0.62 to 2.02)0.709
  • P<0.05 is shown in bold.

  • NA, not available.