Table 4

Unadjusted and adjusted ORs of outcome measures by weekday versus weekend

UnadjustedAdjusted
OR (95% CI)p ValueOR (95% CI)p Value
Initial laparoscopic approach
 WeekdayReference
 Weekend0.82 (0.70 to 0.97)0.0170.68 (0.55 to 0.83)<0.001
Laparoscopic converted
 WeekdayReference
 Weekend1.29 (0.96 to 1.75)0.0941.26 (0.91 to 1.74)0.159
Normal histopathology
 WeekdayReference
 Weekend0.85 (0.70 to 1.03)0.0910.83 (0.67 to 1.02)0.071
Complex* histopathology
 WeekdayReference
 Weekend0.91 (0.76 to 1.09)0.2900.88 (0.72 to 1.07)0.184
30 day adverse events
 WeekdayReference
 Weekend1.00 (0.79 to 1.27)0.9811.01 (0.80 to 1.29)0.925
  • Adjustment in multivariable models was made for age, gender and ASA score.

  • *Perforation, gangrene and/or abscess.

  • ASA, American Society of Anaesthesiologists.