Table 3

Postoperative complications for patients with acute appendicitis

VariableORP value
During CoV time period0.66 (0.33; 1.31)0.23
Image AAST severity (ref. 1)
 20.56 (0.11; 2.92)0.50
 ≥32.57 (1.21; 5.46)0.01
Pathologic AAST severity (ref. 1)
 20.92 (0.31; 2.76)0.89
 ≥32.81 (1.30; 6.00)0.01
Age1.03 (1.01; 1.05)0.01
Sex0.60 (0.32; 1.13)0.11
Race (ref. White)
 Asian1.40 (0.48; 4.10)0.54
 Black1.24 (0.44; 3.48)0.68
 Hispanic0.25 (0.03; 1.90)0.18
BMI0.99 (0.94; 1.04)0.70
Hypertension0.82 (0.37; 1.81)0.62
Diabetes mellitus0.92 (0.31; 2.71)0.88
Peripheral vascular disease1.07 (0.25; 4.53)0.93
Coronary artery disease4.91 (1.45; 16.70)0.01
Current smoker0.75 (0.34; 1.66)0.48
Alcohol abuse0.59 (0.14; 2.45)0.47
Substance abuse1.90 (0.51; 7.14)0.34
Chronic pulmonary disease0.57 (0.13; 2.57)0.47
COPD1.50 (0.31; 7.18)0.61
History of myocardial infarction0.70 (0.12; 4.02)0.69
Peptic ulcer disease1.89 (0.66; 5.43)0.24
Alvarado score1.18 (0.98; 1.41)0.08
  • AAST, American Association for the Surgery of Trauma; BMI, body mass index; COPD, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.