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Table 3 Multivariate analysis of the association between mortality and major morbidity 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
Death 4.148 (1.505, 11.437) 1.806 (0.651, 5.009) 1.000
RDS 5.028 (3.169, 7.979) 3.205 (2.099, 4.895) 1.000
BPD 1.366 (0.862, 2.166) 1.185 (0.734, 1.912) 1.000
IVH 9.813 (3.353, 28.719) 2.914 (0.984, 8.632) 1.000
NEC 0.692 (0.228, 2.104) 0.567 (0.186, 1.726) 1.000
LOS 2.081 (1.284, 3.373) 1.697 (1.063, 2.707) 1.000
ROP 1.339 (0.626, 2.862) 1.206 (0.580, 2.506) 1.000
EUGR 1.430 (0.901, 2.267) 1.094 (0.706, 1.695) 1.000
  1. Abbreviations: OR Odds ratio, CI Confidence interval, RDS Respiratory distress syndrome, BPD Bronchopulmonary dysplasia, IVH Intraventricular haemorrhage, NEC Necrotizing enterocolitis, LOS Late-onset neonatal sepsis, ROP Retinopathy of prematurity, EUGR Extrauterine growth retardation
  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