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Table 3 Multivariate Cox regression survival analysis for 30-day mortality after adjustment

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

Variables Hazard ratio 95 % C.I. P value
Albumin    
  < 3.5 3.064 2.655–3.537 <0.001
  > =3.5 1   
BWL    
  Yes 1.229 1.016–1.485 0.033
  No 1   
BMI    
  < 18.5 1.797 1.413–2.284 <0.001
  18.5–29.9 1   
  1. BWL, body weight loss; BMI, body mass index