Brief report| Volume 41, ISSUE 12, P1290-1292, December 2013

Risk factors for neurosurgical site infection after neurosurgery in Rennes, France: Comparison of logistic and Cox models

      The logistic model is widely used to assess the risk factors for surgical site infections (SSIs). An alternative to the logistic model is the Cox model. The objective of this study was to compare these 2 models to identify the risk factors of SSIs in neurosurgery. The Cox model is a valid alternative for assessing the risk factors of SSIs.

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