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Table 5 Analysis of associations between outcomes and frailty stratified by age and CCI

From: Impact of frailty on inpatient outcomes in thyroid cancer surgery: 10-year results from the U.S. national inpatient sample

  Frailty
OR 95% CI aOR 95% CI
Age < 65 (n = 29,637)a
 In-hospital death 15.424 2.005–118.670 3.835 0.356–41.250
 Prolonged LOS 8.340 5.384–12.920 4.738 2.987–7.516
 Surgical complications 3.650 2.604–5.116 2.636 1.824–3.807
 Medical complications 19.339 13.904–26.898 7.735 5.205–11.495
Age > =65 (n = 8565)a
 In-hospital death 14.534 7.130–29.628 4.099 1.736–9.679
 Prolonged LOS 10.834 6.445–18.213 6.164 3.514–10.812
 Surgical complications 5.993 4.344–8.268 3.736 2.620–5.328
 Medical complications 10.037 7.151–14.086 5.970 4.088–8.720
CCI < 3 (n = 36,843)b
 In-hospital death 24.970 11.097–56.185 3.672 1.357–9.934
 Prolonged LOS 9.041 6.403–12.767 5.207 3.599–7.533
 Surgical complications 5.281 4.124–6.763 3.327 2.530–4.375
 Medical complications 18.023 14.055–23.111 7.702 5.752–10.314
CCI > =3 (n = 1359)b
 In-hospital death 10.585 3.274–34.226 4.106 0.781–21.593
 Prolonged LOS 15.300 3.696–63.339 10.952 2.579–46.507
 Surgical complications 2.837 1.538–5.233 2.859 1.461–5.593
 Medical complications 5.587 2.805–11.130 5.297 2.363–11.870
  1. The significance value is shown in bold
  2. CCI Charlson Comorbidity Index
  3. a Multivariate analysis was adjusted for gender, race, household income, insurance status/primary payer, admission type, procedure type, required cervical LN dissection, metastasis to the lung, metastasis to the bong, smoking, overweight and obesity, CCI and hospital characteristics
  4. b Multivariate analysis was adjusted for age, gender, race, household income, insurance status/primary payer, admission type, procedure type, required cervical LN dissection, metastasis to the lungs, metastasis to the bone, smoking, overweight and obesity and hospital characteristics