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Table 4 Multivariable logistic regression for significant predictors of mortality

From: Hospital outcomes for paediatric pneumonia and diarrhoea patients admitted in a tertiary hospital on weekdays versus weekends: a retrospective study

   Odds ratio 95% CI P value LRT
      <0.001
Day of admission      
  Weekday 1.00 (ref)    
  Weekend 1.15 0.90 – 1.46 0.258  
Age group      
  6 month bands 0.80 0.71 – 0.89 <0.001  
Gender      
  Female 1.00 (ref)    
  Male 0.70 0.56 – 0.88 0.003  
Diagnosis      
  Dehydration 1.00 (ref)   <0.001  
  Pneumonia 1.28 0.97 – 1.68   
  Both Dehydration and Pneumonia 2.35 1.67 – 3.30   
Co-morbidity     
  No co-morbidity 1.00 (ref)    
  With co-morbidity 1.83 1.43 – 2.35 <0.001  
Disease severity     
  Non-severe 1.00 (ref)    
  Severe 1.54 1.22 – 1.94 <0.001