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Table 3 Factors associated with PSAGN at Ayder comprehensive specialized Hospital and Mekelle Hospital Mekelle. 2013–2015 (n = 334)

From: Factors associated with treatment outcome of acute post streptococcal glomerulonephritis among patients less than 18 years in Mekelle City, Public Hospitals, North Ethiopia

Variables Outcome COR 95% CI AOR 95% CI
Positive Negative
Age (years)
 < 5 39 (79.6%) 10 (20.4%) 3.900 (1.034–14.714) 4.593 (1.013–20.811)**
 5–9 114 (79.2%) 30 (20.8%) 3.800 (1.143–12.628) 2.865 (0.735–11.178)
 10–14 85 (67.9%) 44 (34.1) 1.932 (0.588–6.342) 1.510 (0.399–5.714)
 15–18 6 (50%) 6 (50%) 1.00 1.00
Residential area
 Urban 63 (82.9%) 13 (17.1%) 1.00 1.00
 Rural 181 (70.2%) 77 (29.8%) 0.485 (0.252–0.933) 0.580 (0.277–1.214)
Clinical
 General body swelling 191 (69.7%) 83 (30.3%) 0.304 (0.133–0.696) 0.480 (0.190–1.211)
 Facial swelling 53 (88.3%) 7 (11.7%) 1.00 1.00
Nutritional status
 Well nutrition 31 (59.6%) 21 (40.4%) 1.00 1.00
 Under nutrition 213 (75.5%) 69 (24.5%) 2.091 (1.128–3.875) 0.451 (0.116–1.750)
Duration of infection
 Less than 2 weeks 33 (56.9%) 25 (43.1%) 1.00 1.00
 Greater than 2 weeks 211 (76.4%) 65 (23.6%) 2.459 (1.364–4.434) 4.314 (1.201–15.491)**
Source of infection
 Yes 226 (77.7%) 65 (22.3%) 4.829 (2.482–9.397) 3.909 (1.747–8.746)**
 No 18 (41.9%) 25 (58.1%) 1.00 1.00
Length of stay in hospital (weeks)
 < 2 33 (43.4%) 43 (56.6%) 1.00 1.00
 > 2 211 (81.8%) 47 (18.2%) 5.850 (3.365–10.168) 4.456 (2.426–8.184)**
  1. ** Highly significant in AOR and p-value < 0.05