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Table 4 Logistic regression analysis of factors predicting severe dengue among children

From: Clinical spectrum and predictors of severity of dengue among children in 2019 outbreak: a multicenter hospital-based study in Bangladesh

Variables Unadjusted OR (95%CI) P value Adjusted OR (95%CI) P value
Age in years 0.86 (0.79–0.94) 0.001 0.86 (0.75–0.98) 0.023
 Gender (Female vs Male) 1.43 (0.76–2.70) 0.269 2.02 (0.78–5.35) 0.150
 Backache 0.56 (0.27–1.12) 0.109 0.41 (0.13–0.19) 0.113
 Retro orbital pain 1.09 (0.55–2.12) 0.796 1.53 (0.52–4.62) 0.441
Mouth sores 2.17 (1.10–4.26) 0.024 2.69 (1.06–6.96) 0.038
 Rash 1.47 (0.73–2.91) 0.271 1.30 (0.51–3.21) 0.572
 Arthralgia 0.94 (0.48–1.79) 0.842 0.46 (0.16–1.24) 0.136
 Vomiting 1.14 (0.52–2.64) 0.757 1.17 (0.37–4.00) 0.789
 Abdominal pain 1.04 (0.54–2.03) 0.917 0.74 (0.28–1.94) 0.540
 Loose motion 0.71 (0.37–1.36) 0.307 0.94 (0.36–2.41) 0.889
 Constipation 0.97 (0.46–1.98) 0.939 0.68 (0.23–1.85) 0.459
Decreased platelet (< 50,000/mm3) with increased hematocrit (> 20%) 2.95 (1.18–7.40) 0.019 4.94 (1.48–17.31) 0.010
 Leucopenia 0.76 (0.39–1.46) 0.416 0.72 (0.28–1.83) 0.499