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Table 4 Effect of BMI, valve type, valve size, age gender on the degree of disturbed by valve noise by logistic regression analysis

From: The effect of valve noise on the quality of life of patients after mechanical mitral valve replacement in a Chinese population

Factor Comparisons OR(95% CI) P value
Valve type CM vs SJM 0.79 (0.30~2.12) 0.64
Valve size (mm) 25 vs 27 vs 29 vs 31 1.06 (0.72~1.55) 0.78
Gender Male vs Female 4.43 (1.64~11.97) 0.03
BMI < 24.0 vs ≥24.0 1.25 (0.47~3.33) 0.65
Age (years) < 60 vs ≥ 60 24.92 (5.04~123.33) 0.00