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Table 4 Multivariate analysis of postoperative infectious complications

From: Impact of preoperative fecal short chain fatty acids on postoperative infectious complications in esophageal cancer patients

  Odds ratio (95% CI)p value
Age≥70 (vs. ≤69)1.24 (0.28–5.80)0.77
Operation time (min)≥550 (vs. < 550)3.47 (0.79–18.8)0.11
APB-L gapa (μmol/g of feces)≤85 (vs. > 85)8.04 (1.24–160.34)0.027
  1. a: gap between acetic acid plus propionic acid plus butyric acid minus lactic acid