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Table 4 Risk factors associated with CVC-associated LCD BSI other than CoNS on NEO-KISS NICUs

From: The impact of staffing on central venous catheter-associated bloodstream infections in preterm neonates – results of nation-wide cohort study in Germany

Parameter Category OR CI 95% P-value
Realized staffing percentage Missing 0.71 (0.26-1.94) 0.507
  <95% 1.78 (1.06-2.99) 0.028
  ≥95% 1=reference   
Gestational age (completed weeks) <27 weeks 10.73 (4.25-27.08) <0.001
  27-28 weeks 2.72 (1.08-6.85) 0.033
  29-30 weeks 1.81 (0.67-4.88) 0.241
  >30 weeks 1=reference   
Mode of delivery Vaginal 2.10 (1.29-3.43) 0.003
  Emergency cesarean section 1.05 (0.55-2.00) 0.888
  Cesarean section 1=reference   
  1. CI 95%, 95% confidence interval. CVC, central venous catheter. BSI, bloodstream infection. LCD, laboratory confirmed diagnosis. CoNS, coagulase negative staphylococci. Realized staffing percentage, ratio of realized staffing / planned staffing * 100.
  2. Results of the multivariable regression analysis by GEE models.