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Risk Factors for Development of Acute Kidney Injury in Critically Ill Patients: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of Observational Studies

Table 5

Sensitivity analysis.

Risk factorNumber of studies excludedOdds ratio or mean difference* (95% CI) value for interactionInconsistency 2

Age94.95 [3.79, 6.12]0.6980%
Diabetes41.58 [1.36, 1.84]0.7436%
Hypertension41.43 [1.08, 1.89]0.3973%
Baseline creatinine*30.14 [0.01, 0.27]0.5094%
Heart failure22.05 [1.77, 2.38]0.7327%
Sepsis/SIRS14.15 [2.36, 7.32]0.7283%
Nephrotoxic drugs11.53 [1.09, 2.14]0.9752%
Severity of disease*49.08 [4.57, 13.60]0.4394%
Hypotension/shock13.33 [1.70, 6.52]0.7684%
Pressors/inotropes24.52 [2.03, 10.05]0.9292%
High risk surgery/emergency surgery22.34 [1.23, 4.49]0.9992%
Cardiopulmonary bypass time*330.46 [23.41, 37.51]0.7459%
IABP33.76 [2.54, 5.57]0.6478%

CI: confidence interval, SIRS: Systemic inflammatory response syndrome, IABP: intra-aortic balloon pump.

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