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Table 2 Multiple regression analysis for length of total hospital stay after adjustment

From: Preoperative malnutrition assessments as predictors of postoperative mortality and morbidity in colorectal cancer: an analysis of ACS-NSQIP

Variables B(coefficient) 95 % C.I. P value
Albumin    
  < 3.5 3.585 3.408–3.762 <0.001
  > =3.5 0   
BWL    
 Yes 1.196 0.903–1.49 <0.001
 No 0   
BMI    
  < 18.5 1.287 0.856–1.718 <0.001
 18.5–29.9 0   
  1. BWL, body weight loss; BMI, body mass index