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Table 5 Risk Factors for deaths of 144 hospitalized children with pertussis on Multivariate Analysis

From: Mortality risk factors among hospitalized children with severe pertussis

Variables β P OR OR 95% CI
Lower Upper
Pulmonary hypertension 5.7785  < 0.001 323.29 16.01 6529.42
WBC   0.03    
 WBC 30.0–50.0 × 109/L 0.6555 0.735 1.93 0.04 85.15
 WBC 50.0–70.0 × 109/L 2.3441 0.195 10.42 0.3 361.22
WBC > 70.0 × 109/L 5.4410 0.005 230.66 5.16 10,319.09
 WBC < 30.0 × 109/L     Reference = 1
  1. The bold means significance level at P < 0.05