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Table 5 Multivariate association in endothelial differentiation (*p < 0.05)

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

  Tube length VE-cadherin mRNA CD31 mRNA
  p OR 95 % CI p OR 95 % CI p OR 95 % CI
Interval from injury to surgeryb, < 90 days 0.495 2.409 0.193–30.046 0.836 0.824 0.132–5.156 0.073 7.337 0.832–64.742
10 ≤ age <20 year-oldc 0.430 2.659 0.234–30.160 0.317 3.118 0.337–28.884 0.504 0.438 0.039–4.924
20 ≤ age <30 year-oldc 0.966 0.690 0.064–7.429 0.781 1.421 0.120–16.863 0.620 0.494 0.031–8.001
Sexa Female 0.190 4.987 0.452–55.045 0.265 0.335 0.049–2.293 0.458 2.245 0.265–19.001
Meniscal injuryd 0.848 0.857 0.178–4.126 0.198 2.600 0.606–11.152 0.862 1.125 0.298–4.241
Chondral injuryd 0.547 0.458 0.036–6.789 0.000 0.000 0.000–0.000 0.619 0.531 0.044–6.444
Combined meniscal or condral injuriesd 0.966 1.010 0.214–4.674 0.346 2.000 0.473–8.462 0.765 0.818 0.219–3.056
  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