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Table 3 Results from multivariate firth analysis predicting in-hospital mortality in pediatric burns

From: A prospective analysis of risk factors for pediatric burn mortality at a tertiary burn center in North India

  Adjusted odds ratio (95% CI) p value Overall likelihood ratio R squared
Age     
<1 year 1.000  
1–5 years 1.299(0.228–7.406) 0.768
6–10 years 1.215 (0.187–7.915) 0.838
11–15 years 0.545 (0.081–3.65) 0.532
16–20 years 0.346 (0.039–3.036) 0.338 116.21 0.76
TBSA%     
1) 0–25% 1.000  
2) 25.1–50% 21.706 (6.489–72.608) <0.0001
3) 50.1–75% 136.195 (31.157–595.345) <0.0001
4) 75.1–100% 1019.436 (26.795–38,784.79) 0.0002
Hospital days   
<1 1.000  
1–10 11.844 (0.081–1734.005) 0.331
11–20 2.292 (0.016–325.122) 0.743
>20 2.299(0.017–307.916) 0.739
Gender   
Male 1.000  
Female 0.962 (0.455–2.035) 0.920
Inhalation injury 1.937 (0.663–5.663) 0.227
Depth   
Partial 1.000  
Mixed 1.283 (0.582–2.828) 0.537
Full 0.538 (0.126–2.303) 0.404
Burn cause   
Accidental 1.000  
Homicidal 19.724 (0.131–2973.145) 0.2439
Suicidal 16.271 (0.112–2361.275) 0.2720
Family type   
Joint 1.000  
Nuclear 0.895 (0.368–2.18) 0.808
House location   
Rural area 1.000  
Urban area 0.488 (0.232–1.025) 0.058
Month of admission   
January–March 1.000  
April–June 0.61 (0.22–1.69) 0.342
July–September 0.591 (0.217–1.612) 0.304
October–December 0.327 (0.105–1.022) 0.055
Growth on wound culture 2.907 (0.611–13.837) 0.180