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Table 3 Predictors of Hypoglycaemia post admission

From: Hypoglycaemia in severe malaria, clinical associations and relationship to quinine dosage

  Univariable analysis Multiple regression analysis
  Unadjusted OR [CI] P-Value Adjusted OR [CI]* P-Value
Treatment:Regimen 0.97 [0.67 - 1.41] 0.88 - -
Hypoglycaemia at admission 3.18 [2.21 - 4.58] < 0.001 2.76 [1.87 - 4.06] < 0.001
Deep breathing 1.46 [1.06 - 1.99] 0.02 0.96 [0.67 - 1.36] 0.80
Severe anaemia 1.91 [1.36 - 2.69] < 0.001 1.57 [1.08 - 2.29] 0.02
Temperature Gradient 2.10 [1.51 - 2.92] < 0.001 1.77 [1.22 - 2.57] 0.003
Delayed Capillary refill time 1.63 [1.15 - 2.31] 0.006 1.00 [0.65 - 1.55] 0.98
Visible wasting 1.78 [0.98 - 3.25] 0.06 1.32 [0.69 - 2.54] 0.40
Prostration 0.88 [0.64 - 1.20] 0.41 - -
Weak pulse volume 1.63 [1.11 - 2.41] 0.01 0.93 [0.58 - 1.49] 0.75
Parasitaemia # 1.29 [0.86 - 1.95] 0.22 - -
  1. *Adjusted for age in months; OR - Odds ratio; CI - Confidence Interval.
  2. Treatment, prostration and parasitaemia not included in the multivariable model as p > 0.15
  3. #Parasitaemia was categorised as below or above 5000 parasites/microlitre