International Journal of Nephrology / 2013 / Article / Tab 6

Clinical Study

Prevalence and Predictors of Urinary Tract Infections among Children with Cerebral Palsy in Makurdi, Nigeria

Table 6

Predictors of UTI among the children with cerebral palsy.

VariableUTIUnivariate
Positive n (%)Negative n (%) ORP value95% CI

Age in years
 ≤5 years0 (0.0)13 (100.0)NA
 >5 years20 (51.3)19 (48.7)
GMD Type
 Mild2 (6.7)28 (93.3)54.810.0142.27–1324.00
 Moderate to severe18 (81.8)4 (18.2)
Haematuria
 NO10 (25.6)29 (74.4)53.180.1880.14–19600.00
 YES10 (76.9)3 (23.1)
Pyuria
 NO12 (30.8)27 (69.2)2.390.7140.02–250.23
 YES8 (61.5)5 (38.5)
Microscopic Pyuria
 NO11 (27.5)29 (72.5)2.000.8030.01–441.62
 YES9 (75.0)3 (25.0)
Flank pain
 NO 10 (28.6)25 (71.4)3.010.5620.07–125.01
 YES10 (58.8)7 (41.2)
Dysuria
 NO12 (27.3)32 (72.7)NA
 YES8 (100.0)0 (0.0)
Constipation
 NO7 (22.6)24 (77.4)0.440.7640.002–99.488
 YES13 (61.9)8 (38.1)
Nitrite
 NO12 (30.0)28 (70.0)0.050.2370.00–7.37
 YES8 (66.7)4 (33.3)

NA: Not available.

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