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Table 3 Multivariable results for factors associated with recurrent severe anemia

From: Risk factors for recurrent severe anemia among previously transfused children in Uganda: an age-matched case-control study

Variable Crude odds ratio (95% CI) p-value Adjusted odds ratio (95% CI) p-value
History of earlier previous transfusion
 No 1.00    
 Yes 4.32 (2.15,8.82) < 0.001 6.95 (1.36,35.61) 0.020
Hemoglobinuria at admission
 No 1.00    
 Yes 12.18 (3.40,43.65) < 0.001 36.33 (2.19,600.66) 0.012
Sickle cell status
 Normal (Hb-AA) 1.00    
 Sickle cell trait (Hb-AS) 1.44 (0.24,8.71) 0.692 16.10 (0.06,4766.8) 0.325
 Sickle cell anemia (Hb-SS) 4.21 (1.03,17.13) 0.045 20.26 (2.33,176.37) 0.006
Malaria diagnosis at admission
 No 1.00    
 Yes 2.19 (1.08,4.45) 0.030 6.47 (1.17,35.70) 0.032