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Table 2 Univariate analysis of the predictors of diabetic foot ulcer outcome among a Saudi population

From: Factors associated with amputation among patients with diabetic foot ulcers in a Saudi population

Variable OR CI P value
Gender (number of patients)
 Male 0.3 0.1–1.1 0.076
 Female    
Age, mean (SD) (years) 1.1 1–1.1 0.012
Duration of diabetes, mean (SD) (years) 0.7 0.3–1.7 0.402
Haemoglobin A1c, mean (SD) 0.6 0.2–1.8 0.318
Triglycerides, mean (SD) 1.3 0.1–24.7 0.859
Cholesterol, mean (SD) 1.3 0.7–2.6 0.388
Haemoglobin, mean (SD) 0.004 0.0–1.9 0.076
Total white blood cell count, mean (SD) (cells/cm2) × 103 383 7.9–18,665 0.003
Type of ulcer (number of patients)
 Ischaemic    
 Neuropathic 0.5 0.3–0.9 0.036
 Mixed    
Other comorbidities 0.3 0.1–0.9 0.026
History of hypertension 0.5 0.1–1.7 0.249
History of smoking 1.2 0.2–6.2 0.833
Wagner’s grade
 Grade 1    
 Grade 2    
 Grade 3 14.5 4.3–49.4 < 0.001
 Grade 4    
 Grade 5