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Table 3 Multivariate logistic regression analysis of risk factors associated with hospitalization in the 2011 and 2014 epidemics

From: Comparative study of clinical and epidemiological characteristics of major pediatric adenovirus epidemics in southern Taiwan

Variables 2011 epidemic 2014 epidemic
OR (95% CI) p-value OR (95% CI) p-value
Age (years) 0.961 (0.875, 1.058) 0.425
Co-infection (yes vs. no) 5.944 (1.504,23.486) 0.011*
Diagnosis
 Acute pharyngitis/ PCF (yes vs. no) 0.673 (0.308, 1.472) 0.321 1.234 (0.564,2.699) 0.598
 Bronchiolitis /bronchopneumonia (yes vs. no) 2.278 (0.995, 5.214) 0.051 2.505 (1.128,5.563) 0.024*
 Acute gastroenterocolitis (yes vs. no) 1.711 (0.793, 3.690) 0.171
 Underlying disease (yes vs. no) 2.747 (1.214, 6.212) 0.015* 18.187 (4.571,72.360) < 0.001*
Clinical Manifestation
 Injected throat (yes vs. no) 0.469 (0.195, 1.125) 0.090
 Cough (yes vs. no) 1.959 (1.128, 3.405) 0.017* 1.840 (0.818,4.141) 0.141
 Diarrhea (yes vs. no) 1.127 (0.641, 1.980) 0.679 2.056 (1.043,4.050) 0.037*
 Vomiting (yes vs. no) 2.413 (1.358,4.288) 0.003*
Laboratory monitor
 WBC (cells/μL) 1.00003 (0.99997, 1.00001) 0.333 1.00006 (1.00001,1.00011) 0.018*
 ALC (cells/μL) 1.00005 (0.99984, 1.00026) 0.670
 Seg (%) 0.976 (0.955, 0.998) 0.033*
 Band (%) 1.032 (0.996,1.070) 0.078
 CRP (mg/L) 1.015 (1.009,1.021) < 0.001* 1.007 (1.002,1.013) 0.007*
  1. Note: PCF pharyngoconjunctival fever, WBC white blood cell counts, ALC absolute lymphocyte counts, CRP C-reactive protein, OR odds ratio; CI, confidence intervals
  2. * P < 0.05