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Table 4 Proportion of patients reporting at least one complication by operation

From: Case-mix & patients' reports of outcome in Independent Sector Treatment Centres: Comparison with NHS providers

Surgery type NHS ISTC Adjusted odds ratio 95% CI P-value
  N (%) N (%)    
Cataract surgery 58 (11.5) 9 (3.9) 0.32 0.14 to 0.70 0.004
Hernia repair 79 (24.4) 8 (16.7) 0.46 0.32 to 0.66 <0.001
Varicose vein 83 (41.5) 13 (36.1) 0.75 0.42 to 1.3 0.3
Hip replacement 87 (33.9) 41 (29.1) 0.87 0.52 to 1.5 0.6
Knee replacement 112 (39.6) 39 (24.5) 0.43 0.27 to 0.69 <0.001