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Table 4 Significant risk factors in the final explanatory model for AOM after hierarchical linear and nonlinear (multilevel) models (n = 64 children and 128 ears)

From: Suture restriction of the temporal bone as a risk factor for acute otitis media in children: cohort study

  Relative Risk (95% CI) P Value
Age (months) 0.22 (0.10 to 0.52) 0.001
Severe suture restriction of the temporal bone 2.26 (1.43 to 2.91) <0.01
Use of pacifier 2.59 (1.51 to 3.22) <0.01