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Table 5 Multivariate analysis

From: Incidence and risk factors of retinopathy of prematurity in three neonatal intensive care units in Palestine

Risk factors AOR 95% CI P value
Gestational age (weeks) .393 .159–.972 .043*
Birth weight (grams) .999 .994–1.003 .58
Multiple gestation 1.376 .561–3.372 .49
Sibling affected by ROP .761 .136–4.261 .76
Level of hemoglobin at birth (g/dl) 1.089 .734–1.614 .67
Respiratory distress syndrome .862 .176–4.224 .86
Lowest hemoglobin level (g/dl) .764 .387–1.506 .44
Maximum bilirubin level (mg/dl) .528 .322–.867 .012*
Blood transfusion 2.642 .660–10.576 .17
Total days on mechanical ventilation .963 .868–1.069 .48
Total days on non mechanical ventilation .983 .851–1.134 .81
Total days on oxygen supplement 1.120 1.006–1.246 .038*
  1. *significant at p value less than 0.05
  2. AOR Adjusted Odds ratio
  3. CI Confidence interval
  4. ROP Retinopathy of Prematurity