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Table 5 Multivariate analysis for length of hospital stay (dependent variable) and HRV + RSV (co-detection), adjusting for other risk factors

From: Severe lower respiratory tract infection in infants and toddlers from a non-affluent population: viral etiology and co-detection as risk factors

  Yes No β* (95% CI) p
  Mean (95% CI) Mean (95% CI)    
RSV + HRV 10.0 (7.0 - 13.0) 5.5 (4.8 - 6.3) 4.5 (1.4 - 7.5) 0.004
Age, <6 months 9.4 (7.7 - 11.1) 6.1 (4.6 - 7.7) 3.3 (2.2 - 4.5) <0.001
Sex (female) 7.9 (6.2 - 9.6) 7.6 (6.0 - 9.2) 0.3 (-0.7 - 1.4) 0.517
Family Hx of asthma 8.3 (6.7 - 9.9) 7.2 (5.5 - 8.9) 1.1 (0.04 - 2.2) 0.043
Prematurity 7.8 (6.1 - 9.5) 7.7 (6.1 - 9.4) -0.04 (-1.2 - 1.2) 0.952
Maternal smoking 8.1 (6.3 - 9.9) 7.4 (5.9 - 8.9) 0.7 (-0.5 - 2.0) 0.243
  1. Hx: History; * number of extra days in hospital, compared to negative counterparts.