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Table 3 Univariate analysis of the risk factors for wound infection

From: Application of chimerical ALT perforator flap with vastus lateralis muscle mass for the reconstruction of oral and submandibular defects after radical resection of tongue carcinoma: a retrospective cohort study

 Groups
VariablesInfectionNon-infectionX2P
Age (years)  1.9020.1679
 < 5019  
 > 501328  
Tumor stage  2.9490.0859
 T1-T21135  
 T3-T432  
Nodal stage  0.5590.4547
 N0-N11030  
 N2-N347  
Clinical stage  1.1310.2876
 I-II622  
 III-IV815  
Cigarette  3.9960.0456*
 No113  
 Yes1324  
Alcohol  2.6950.1006
 No32  
 Yes1135  
Betel nut  4.1350.0420*
 No09  
 Yes1428  
Diabetes  4.0060.0453*
 No831  
 Yes66  
HBP  5.2510.0219*
 No1035  
 Yes42  
Type of flaps  3.8780.0489*
 Chimeric flap422  
 Classical flap1015  
  1. The chi-square test was used. P < 0.05 was considered to be statistically significant. HBP high blood pressure. *Statistically significant difference