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Table 2 Multivariate logistic regression analysis of factors independently associated with immediate and in-hospital outcomes of RRT patients

From: National early warning score (NEWS) and the new alternative SpO2 scale during rapid response team reviews: a prospective observational study

 Multivariate analysis
Transfer to ICU or new LOMTOdds ratio95% CIp-value
Non-elective hospital admission0.920.62–1.370.69
Sex (female)0.770.60–1.070.13
Medical patient0.950.67–1.350.77
Surgery 0–24 h before the review0.700.39–1.270.24
Preceding ICU admission1.110.65–1.880.70
National early warning score1.281.22–1.35<0.01
Review during on-call timea1.030.70–1.500.90
Died in hospital or discharged with LOMT and/or CPC 3–4
Age1.041.03–1.015< 0.01
Non-elective hospital admission2.931.92–4.47< 0.01
Sex (female)1.080.78–1.480.65
Medical patient1.140.82–1.590.45
Surgery 0–24 h before the review0.990.56–1.750.98
Preceding ICU admission1.300.76–2.220.34
National early warning score1.151.10–1.21< 0.01
Review during on-call timea1.020.71–1.470.93
  1. The Hosmer-Lemeshow goodness-of-fit Chi-squares (7.84, p = 0.45) and (13.2, P = 0.10) indicated a good fit for both the models. RRT Rapid response team, ICU Intensive care unit, LOMT Limitations of medical treatment, CI Confidence interval, CCI Charlson comorbidity index, CPC Cerebral performance category. aOn-call time: Other than Monday − Friday 7.30 a.m. to 3.00 p.m.