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Table 3 Multivariable associations of airway management methods with success rates and adverse event rates

From: A comparison of emergency airway management between neuromuscular blockades alone and rapid sequence intubation: an analysis of multicenter prospective study

  Successful on 1st attempt Successful in ≤2 attempts Adverse events
Adjusted OR Adjusted OR Adjusted OR
(95% CI) (95% CI) (95% CI)
Primary exposure
 NMB alone 1.1 (0.7–1.7) 1.2 (0.6–2.3) 1.2 (0.6–2.4)
 RSI 1 (reference) 1 (reference) 1 (reference)
Covariate
 Age 1.0 (1.0–1.0) 1.0 (1.0–1.0) 1.0 (1.0–1.0)
 Female sex 1.0 (0.7–1.3) 1.1 (0.6–1.8) 0.6 (0.4–1.0)
 Body weight 1.0 (1.0–1.0) 1.0 (1.0–1.0) 1.0 (1.0–1.0)
 Primary indication
  Shock 1.3 (0.8–2.1) 1.7 (0.8–3.9) 0.5 (0.2–1.0)
  Altered mental status 1.2 (0.8–1.8) 1.3 (0.8–2.3) 0.9 (0.6–1.5)
  Others 1 (reference) 1 (reference) 1 (reference)
 Intubator
  Emergency physician 1 (reference) 1 (reference) 1 (reference)
  Emergency medicine resident 0.4 (0.2–0.8) 0.4 (0.1–1.3) 1.5 (0.7–3.2)
  Traditional year residenta 0.1 (0.1–0.2) 0.1 (0.03–0.3) 2.0 (1.1–3.8)
  Other 0.3 (0.2–0.6) 0.4 (0.1–1.3) 2.1 (1.0–4.4)
  1. NMB neuromuscular blockade, RSI rapid sequence intubation, OR, odds ratio, CI confidence interval
  2. aDefined as post graduate years 1 or 2