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Table 3 Multivariate association in expansion potential (*p < 0.05)

From: Anterior cruciate ligament remnant tissue harvested within 3-months after injury predicts higher healing potential

  Passage 3 Passage 10
  p OR 95 % CI p OR 95 % CI
Interval from injury to surgeryb, < 90 days 0.034* 9.755 1.187–80.186 0.003* 33.245 3.245–342.631
10 ≤ age <20 year-oldc 0.210 4.939 0.407–59.879 0.026* 25.141 1.484–426.057
20 ≤ age <30 year-oldc 0.521 2.250 0.189–26.831 0.339 3.528 0.267–46.676
Sexa Female 0.576 1.794 0.232–13.909 0.230 3.156 0.483–20.619
Menical injuryd 0.632 1.400 0.354–5.542 0.406 1.768 0.461–6.775
Chondral injuryd 0.837 1.300 0.107–15.836 0.492 0.417 0.034–5.057
Combined meniscal or chondral injuriesd 0.593 1.444 0.375–5.566 0.334 1.929 0.509–7.311
  1. aUse “male” category as reference
  2. bUse “interval more than 90 days” category as reference
  3. cUse “age more than 30-year old” category as reference
  4. dUse “no meniscal or chondral injuries” category as reference