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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Published online: May 13, 2013
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