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Table 2 Association between ASA classification, surgical method, sex, and state of health variables using a multivariate model (ordinal regression). Univariate test results (Mann-Whitney test) are also presented

From: Patient experience of health and care when undergoing colorectal surgery within the ERAS program

 Univariate testaMultivariate modelb
State of Healthp valueEstimatep value
Pain
 ASA classification0.0300.4570.101
 Surgical method0.3790.0870.724
 Sex0.7340.1660.504
Worry/anxiety
 ASA classification0.613− 0.1840.552
 Surgical method0.846− 0.1260.662
 Sex0.865− 0.1330.647
Fatigue
 ASA classification0.0080.6350.032
 Surgical method0.0050.7320.005
 Sex0.4920.3750.143
Nausea
 ASA classification0.3530.3980.332
 Surgical method0.0250.7650.032
 Sex0.3280.5930.092
Depression
 ASA classification0.5190.2840.420
 Surgical method0.3060.3750.227
 Sex0.3670.4220.174
Drowsiness
 ASA classification0.0090.7990.009
 Surgical method0.0080.5920.023
 Sex0.4430.3960.128
Appetite
 ASA classification0.872− 0.0540.842
 Surgical method0.0260.3760.128
 Sex0.651− 0.0940.705
Breathlessness
 ASA classification0.931− 0.1000.777
 Surgical method0.2290.1480.646
 Sex0.084− 0.5970.078
Well-being
 ASA classification0.978− 0.1420.622
 Surgical method0.0040.6590.014
 Sex0.557− 0.1030.700
Quality of Health
 ASA classification0.567− 0.3630.206
 Surgical method0.0010.8320.002
 Sex0.728− 0.0700.794
  1. aMann-Whitney U test
  2. bOrdinal regression including three variables