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Table 4 Prognostic indicators at the time of enrolment

From: Severe and uncomplicated falciparum malaria in children from three regions and three ethnic groups in Cameroon: prospective study

Outcome Prevalence [n (%)] Fatalities [n (%)] Univariate analysis Multivariate analysis
    χ2 P value OR 95%
       CI
Cerebral malaria 49 (5.0) 11 (22.4) 20.337 < 0.001 20.17 1.82-223.47
Severe malaria anaemia 248 (25.5) 15 (7.6) 1.101 0.294 2.65 0.38-18.56
Uncomplicated malaria 242 (24.9) 3 (1.9) 5.541 0.019 1.18 0.09-15.83
Hyperparasitaemia 58 (6.0) 5 (9.8) 1.119 0.290 0.14 0.01-1.70
Hyperpyrexia 116 (11.9) 12 (10.8) 5.479 0.019 11.33 1.60-80.02
Hypoglycaemia 89 (9.2) 9 (12.9) 4.601 0.032 0.96 0.87-1.06
Respiratory distress 53 (5.5) 7 (13.5) 7.134 0.013 3.22 0.36-29.02
Hypoglycaemia 89 (9.2) 9 (12.9) 4.601 0.032 0.96 0.87-1.06
Respiratory distress 53 (5.5) 7 (13.5) 7.134 0.013 3.22 0.36-29.02
  1. N = 971.