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Table 2 Multivariate analysis of the association between risk factors and hypothermia

From: Association between admission hypothermia and outcomes in very low birth weight infants in China: a multicentre prospective study

  Adjusted ORb (95% CI)a
Moderate/Severe hypothermia Mild hypothermia Normothermia
GA 0.873 (0.744, 1.024) 0.955 (0.818, 1.114) 1.000
BW 1.000 (0.999, 1.001) 1.000 (0.999, 1.001) 1.000
Caesarean section 3.808 (2.411, 6.015) 2.547 (1.647, 3.939) 1.000
Antenatal use of full course of steroid 2.035 (1.344, 3.083) 1.592 (1.059, 2.393) 1.000
Apgar score at 5 min < 7 2.206 (1.093, 4.453) 1.643 (0.815, 3.314) 1.000
Intubation at DR 3.107 (1.515, 6.371) 2.552 (1.247, 5.221) 1.000
PROM 1.203 (0.803, 1.802) 0.935 (0.628, 1.392) 1.000
Maternal hypertension 1.191 (0.730, 1.942) 1.100 (0.681, 1.778) 1.000
SGA 2.009 (1.149, 3.512) 1.521 (0.879, 2.631) 1.000
  1. Abbreviations: OR Odds ratio, CI Confidence interval, GA Gestational age, BW Birth weight, SGA Small for gestational age, PROM Premature rupture of membranes
  2. a ORs with P < 0.05
  3. b Adjusted for caesarean section, BW, SGA, Apgar score < 7 at 5 min, and intubation in the DR