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Table 3 Factors associated with THOP determined by univariate logistic regression analysis

From: The factors associated with transient hypothyroxinemia of prematurity

Factors P Value OR 95% CI
FGR (Ref. Absent) 0.135 1.857 0.825–4.183
GDM (Ref. Absent) 0.104 0.426 0.152–1.192
Apgar score, 5th min. (Ref. ≥ 7) 0.068 1.876 0.955–3.684
Birth weight (gram) 0.004 0.999 0.998–1.000
SGA (Ref. Absent) 0.010 4.621 1.452–14.708
Dobutamine (Ref. Absent) 0.120 2.963 0.753–11.659
Ibuprofen (Ref. Absent) 0.142 2.504 0.734–8.539
IVH (Ref. Absent) 0.178 1.829 0. 776–4.356
BPD (Ref. Absent) 0.054 2.058 0.987–4.294
CHD (Ref. Absent) 0.007 4.930 1.535–15.840
PDA (Ref. Absent) 0.151 2.170 0.754–6.246
  1. Birth weight, SGA and detection of CHD were found to be statistically significant (p < 0.05, dark stained ones)
  2. Abbreviations: FGR fetal growth retardation; GDM gestational diabetes; BW birth weight; SGA small for gestational age; IVH intraventricular hemorrhage; BPD bronkopulmonary dysplasia; CHD congenital heart disease; Ref reference category