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Table 5 Multivariate analysis in single viral respiratory tract infection with regard to Length of Hospital Stay

From: Single- and multiple viral respiratory infections in children: disease and management cannot be related to a specific pathogen

  Univariate   Multivariate  
Variable Spearman’s ρ p-valuea Regression coefficient Adjusted p-value
Age −0.096 .128 −0.019 0.165
DSS 0.371 <0.01 −0.038 0.052
AB initiated 0.334 <0.01 0.352 0.571
AB no of days 0.336 <0.01 0.026 0.769
FiO2 no of days 0.671 <0.01 0.885 <0.01
Nebulizer 0.120 <0.01 0.293 0.005
RSV   <0.01 0.306 0.226
RV   0.022 0.409 0.324
hMPV   0.446   
HCoV   0.623   
FLU   0.024   
HAdV   0.125   
HboV   0.470   
PIV   0.128   
  1. a For continuous variables, Mann-Whitney U tests were used