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Table 4 Regression analysis of overall complication and length of total hospital stay in patients grouped by albumin level before and after propensity score matching

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

Post-operative outcomes Albumin (g/dl) Mean B (coefficient) 95% C.I. P value
Overall Complicationb < 3.5 and > =3.0 0.2821 0.121 0.107–0.135 < 0.001
> = 3.5 0.1612 0 0  
Length of total hospital stayb < 3.5 and > =3.0 11.0069 3.453 3.201–3.705 < 0.001
> = 3.5 7.5539 0 0  
Overall Complicationa < 3.5 and > =3.0 0.2468 0.064 0.047–0.082 < 0.001
> = 3.5 0.1826 0 0  
Length of total hospital staya < 3.5 and > =3.0 10.4407 2.236 1.902–2.57 < 0.001
> = 3.5 8.2045 0 0  
  1. b before; a after