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Table 3 Factors associated with diabetic ketoacidosis among patient visited to Hawassa university comprehensive specialized hospital emergency room from January 2016 to January 2018 GC

From: Diabetic ketoacidosis among adult patients with diabetes mellitus admitted to emergency unit of Hawassa university comprehensive specialized hospital

Variable Category DKA COR (95%) AOR (95% CI)
Yes No
Age 15–24 17 11 0.19 (0.068, − 0.536) 0.21 (0.072, 0.60)*
25–34 31 21 0.199 (0.081, − 0.488) 0.22 (0.087, 0.54)*
35–44 15 34 0.667 (0.263, − 1.691) 0.69 (0.27, 1.77)
45–54 5 17 1.000 (0.295, 3.391) 1.03 (0.302, 3.523)
 ≥ 55 10 34 Ref. Ref.
Residence Urban 34 66 1.675 (0.94, 2.984) 1.29 (0.688, 2.42)
Rural 44 51 Ref.  
HTN Yes 7 35 0.231 (0.097, 0.552) 2.78 (1.095, 7.074)*
No 91 62 Ref.  
  1. COR crudes odds ratio, AOR adjusted odds ratio, CI confidence interval
  2. * Significant Association with P value < 0.05