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Table 4 Multivariable Logistic Regression of Adverse Events Following Parotidectomy, Significant Variables

From: Reconstructive trends and complications following parotidectomy: incidence and predictors in 11,057 cases

 OR95% CIp
Surgical site infection
 Male1.411.01–1.960.042
 Bleeding disorder2.211.20–4.070.011
 Diabetes1.661.17–2.370.005
 COPD2.081.25–3.450.005
 Hypertension1.531.08–2.160.017
 Smoking1.851.32–2.59< 0.001
 Malignant tumor1.701.09–2.670.021
 Free flap reconstruction2.871.67–4.93< 0.001
 Other volume restoration1.661.07–2.570.025
Wound Dehiscence
 COPD2.651.03–6.870.044
 Smoking2.581.23–4.340.013
 Malignant tumor4.331.36–13.770.013
 Other disease of parotid5.311.51–18.710.009
 Free flap reconstruction3.251.39–7.580.006
 Other volume restoration3.391.60–7.190.001
Hematoma/seroma
 Free flap reconstruction3.131.43–6.830.004
Readmission
 Disseminated cancer2.021.30–3.150.002
 Hypertension1.441.05–1.970.023
 Corticosteroids2.621.69–4.07< 0.001
 Wound infection2.071.10–3.900.025
 Malignant tumor3.001.94–4.65< 0.001
 Other disease of parotid2.211.31–3.750.003
Reoperation
 Bleeding disorder1.821.02–3.260.044
 Disseminated cancer1.661.01–2.710.044
 Malignant tumor2.641.65–4.20< 0.001
 Free flap reconstruction3.562.30–5.50< 0.001
  1. OR = odds ratio, CI = confidence interval.