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Table 3 Factors associated with outcome of treatment of severe pneumonia in children in the study using univariate and multivariate analyses

From: Poor adherence to the World Health Organization guidelines of treatment of severe pneumonia in children at Khartoum, Sudan

Variables Univariate Multivariate
OR (95% CI) P OR (95% CI) P
Adherence 0.5 (0.2 − 1.4) 0.271 2.3 (0.8 − 6.6) 0.099
Age 0.8 (0.18 − 4.09) 0.849 0.9 (0.9 − 1.1) 0.255
Sex 0.8 (0.2 − 2.6) 0.530 0.8 (0.3 − 2.1) 0.701
Clinical 0.9 (0.4 − 2.2) 0.913 1.0 (0.3 − 3.4) 0.925
Cough 0.9 (0.2 − 3.5) 0.961 1.2 (0.2 − 5.8) 0.753
Runny nose 2.9 (1.2 − 7.1) 0.017 0.3 (0.1 − 1.4) 0.065
Breathlessness 2.1 (0.2 − 16.9) 0.470 0.4 (0.1 − 4.0) 0.479
Grunting 0.6 (0.2 − 1.3) 0.429 1.6 (0.5 − 4.9) 0.376
Active alae nasi 1.1 (0.2 − 5.4) 0.834 0.7 (0.9 − 5.7) 0.770
Intercostal recession 1.8 (0.2 − 14.6) 0.567 0.3 (0.1 − 2.9) 0.362
Chest indrawing 2.0 (0.2 − 15.9) 0.512 2.2 (0.5 − 4.9) 0.116