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Table 5 Factors affecting complications

From: A retrospective study to assess the evaluation of living related kidney donors and their outcomes following nephrectomy at Kenyatta National Hospital

Variable Complications No complications OR (95% CI) P value
Age 34.8 (6.9) 35.3 (6.9) - 0.774
Sex
 Male 46 (88.5%) 6 (11.5%) 3.0 (1.0–9.5) 0.054
 Female 23 (71.9%) 9 (28.1%) 1.0 0.081
Takes alcohol
 Yes 26 (81.3%) 6 (18.8%) 0.9 (0.3–2.8) 0.867
 No 43 (82.7%) 9 (17.3%) 1.0  
Smoking     0.062
 Yes 15 (100.0%) 0 (0.0%) -
 No 54 (78.3%) 15 (21.7%)  
BMI 26.8 (3.8) 26.5 (2.9) - 0.761
  1. Several patient’s characteristics were assessed for association with the odds of developing complications. Only male gender was significantly associated with risk of complications
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