Table 3

Independent predictors of blood transfusion by logistic regression analysis

Factor

p-value

RR

95% Confidence Interval


Age >70 years

0.044

2.328

1.022 – 5.304

Hb level <11.0 g/dl

0.0001

3.225

1.797 – 5.786

T-stage

0.004

2.436

1.249 – 5.762

Perioperative complications

0.015

2.801

1.219 – 6.436

Anastomotic leak

0.028

14.545

1.331 – 158.903


RR, Relative risk

Ayantunde et al. BMC Surgery 2008 8:3   doi:10.1186/1471-2482-8-3

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