Canadian Respiratory Journal / 2016 / Article / Tab 2

Research Article

Factors Associated with ICU Admission following Blunt Chest Trauma

Table 2

Statistical analysis.

VariableUnivariate modelMultivariate model

Age > 65 yrs1.25 (0.38 to 4.07)0.7162
Chest wall score1.10 (0.72 to 1.67)0.6648
Injury score1.16 (1.07 to 1.25)0.00021.17 (1.06 to 1.30)0.0018
SpO20.90 (0.80 to 1.01)0.0818
Number of ribs fractures1.18 (0.96 to 1.46)0.1230
Chest contusion2.14 (0.64 to 7.23)0.2190
Fractures with immobilization22.6 (5.50 to 92.9)<0.000120.3 (4.08 to 101.4)0.0002

-statistic for multivariate model: 0.914.

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