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Table 3 The association of postoperative mortality and morbidity in patients grouped by albumin level after propensity score matching

From: Preoperative malnutrition with mild hypoalbuminemia associated with postoperative mortality and morbidity of colorectal cancer: a propensity score matching study

Postop outcomes Albumin (g/dl) OR (95% CI) P value
< 3.5 and > =3.0 (n = 4305) > = 3.5 (n = 8610)
30-day mortality 98(2.3) 114(1.3) 1.74(1.32–2.28) < 0.001
DVT 109(2.5) 111(1.3) 1.99(1.52–2.60) < 0.001
Ventilator> 48 h 113(2.6) 145(1.7) 1.57(1.23–2.02) < 0.001
Transfusion 737(17.1) 991(11.5) 1.59(1.43–1.76) < 0.001
Return to OR 291(6.8) 447(5.2) 1.32(1.14–1.54) < 0.001
Superficial SSI 367(8.5) 599(7) 1.25(1.09–1.42) 0.001
Pneumonia 151(3.5) 214(2.5) 1.43(1.15–1.76) 0.001
Septic shock 100(2.3) 133(1.5) 1.52(1.17–1.97) 0.002
Deep SSI 98(2.3) 138(1.6) 1.43(1.10–1.86) 0.007
PE 60(1.4) 78(0.9) 1.55(1.10–2.17) 0.011
Stroke 27(0.6) 28(0.3) 1.93(1.14–3.29) 0.013
Re-intubation 124(2.9) 193(2.2) 1.29(1.03–1.63) 0.027
Sepsis 189(4.4) 320(3.7) 1.19(0.99–1.43) 0.064
UTI 173(4) 304(3.5) 1.14(0.95–1.38) 0.166
Wound disruption 69(1.6) 116(1.3) 1.19(0.88–1.61) 0.249
PRI 47(1.1) 76(0.9) 1.24(0.86–1.79) 0.249
ARF 31(0.7) 48(0.6) 1.29(0.82–2.04) 0.264
MI 50(1.2) 91(1.1) 1.10(0.78–1.56) 0.590
Organ SSI 176(4.1) 366(4.3) 0.96(0.80–1.15) 0.664
CPR 26(0.6) 51(0.6) 1.02(0.64–1.64) 0.936
  1. Values in parentheses are percentage
  2. DVT deep vein thrombosis, OR operating room, SSI surgical site infection, PE pulmonary embolism, PRI progressive renal insufficiency, ARF acute renal failure, UTI urinary tract infection, CPR cardiopulmonary resuscitation, MI myocardial infarction