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Table 4 Relationship between saliva aspiration and chest CT findings

From: Effect of aspiration on the lungs in children: a comparison using chest computed tomography findings

  Univariate logistic regression analysis Multivariate logistic regression analysis (adjusted for age and sex)
RC OR 95% CI p-value RC OR 95% CI p-value
Parenchymal band 0.136 1.146 0.196–6.685 0.880 0.206 1.229 0.202–7.465 0.823
Bronchiolectasis 0.678 1.971 0.749–5.182 0.169 0.687 1.987 0.737–5.361 0.175
Bronchial wall thickening 1.442 4.231 1.485–12.055 0.007 1.645 5.182 1.663–16.151 0.005
Bronchiectasis n.c.     n.c.    
Atelectasis 1.216 3.375 1.124–10.131 0.030 1.210 3.353 1.088–10.334 0.035
Tree-in-bud pattern −1.214 0.297 0.035–2.548 0.268 −1.236 0.291 0.034–2.501 0.261
Intraluminal airway debris 2.024 7.565 0.748–76.507 0.087 1.961. 7.107 0.673–75.020 0.103
  1. CT, computed tomography; RC, regression coefficient; OR, odds ratio; 95% CI, 95 confidence interval; n.c., not calculated.