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Table 4 Odds Ratio for Clinical Conditions, Laboratory Data, and Treatment Modalities between Sepsis and Non-Sepsis Patients

From: Predictive model for bacterial late-onset neonatal sepsis in a tertiary care hospital in Thailand

VariablesOR95% CIp value$
Clinical Condition
 • Lethargy (Yes: No)15.97.385–33.737< 0.001
 • Poor feeding (Yes: No)18.48.477–39.927< 0.001
 • Cyanosis (Yes: No)1.40.463–4.2430.554
 • Icterus in hospital (Yes: No)0.20.087–0.6200.002
 • Abnormal heart rate (Yes: No)40.89.029–184.041< 0.001
 • Abnormal temperature (Yes: No)24.86.880–89.195< 0.001
 • Apnea episode (Yes: No)17.04.616–62.608< 0.001
 • Respiratory insufficiency (Yes: No)11.05.090–23.931< 0.001
 • Hypoxemia (Yes: No)14.26.273–32.309< 0.001
Laboratory Data
 • Anemia (Yes: No)5.12.593–10.067< 0.001
 • Abnormal leucocytes (Manroe’s) (Yes: No)17.46.056–49.921< 0.001
 • Thrombocytopenia (Yes:No)9.54.260–21.264< 0.001
 • Abnormal pH (Yes: No)18.38.437–39.577< 0.001
 • Abnormal base excess (Yes: No)10.54.597–23.778< 0.001
 • Abnormal potassium (Yes:No)4.12.108–7.869< 0.001
 • Abnormal sodium (Yes: No)4.41.764–10.8720.001
 • Abnormal BUN* (Yes: No)10.13.681–27.095< 0.001
 • Abnormal CSF# WBC& (Y:N)14.75.068–42.456< 0.001
 • Abnormal CSF glucose (Y:N)24.86.880–89.195< 0.001
 • Abnormal CSF protein (Y:N)11.13.774–32.806< 0.001
Treatment Modalities
 • Central/Umbilical catheter (Yes: No)6.63.332–13.161< 0.001
 • Total parenteral nutrition (Yes: No)5.82.810–11.927< 0.001
  1. Notes: $Chi-Square test
  2. *Blood urea nitrogen
  3. #Cerebrospinal fluid
  4. &White blood cell