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Table 3 Risk factors independently related to mortality in children < 5 years with malaria, according to a multivariate logistic regression model

From: Malaria in rural Mozambique. Part II: children admitted to hospital

Risk factor Adjusted OR 95% CI p (LR X2 test 1 d.f.)
Age 1–7 months (n = 524)    
   Severe anaemia (PCV < 15%) 9.5 2.0–45.5 0.01
   Inability to look for mother's breast 4.6 1.1–19.1 0.04
Age 8 months-<5 years (n = 2667)    
   Hypoglycaemia 8.2 2.2–31.0 0.005
   Indrawing 5.8 2.8–12.1 <0.0001
   Weight-for-age z-score (per unit increase) 0.66 0.53–0.82 0.0003
   Inability to sit 4.5 2.1–9.3 0.0001
   History of vomiting 2.4 1.1–5.0 0.03