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Table 3 Uni-and multi-variate analysis (Pearson correlation and multiple linear regression) based on CRE acquisition vs. no acquisition in relation to time (periods)

From: Admission screening and cohort care decrease carbapenem resistant enterobacteriaceae in Vietnamese pediatric ICU’s

    Uni-variate Multi-variate
Variable CRE Acquisition No CRE Acquisition Pearson p-value CI 95% lower CI 95% upper S.D Odds ratio 2-tail p-value 1-tail p-value
PERIOD 149 (61%) 95 (39%)  < 0.0005  − 0.33  − 0.09 0.0123  − 3.19 0.0016 0.0008
HAI 20 (14%) 2 (2%)  < 0.005 0.07 0.31 0.1031 2.73 0.0067 0.0034
Mortality 19 (13%) 20 (21%) 0.12 NS  − 0.24 0.006     
Infection 49 (33%) 21 (22%) 0.13 NS  − 0.004 0.24     
USD 2855 2287  < 0.05  − 0.012 0.236 0.0197  − 1.22 0.22 NS 0.11 NS
WEEKS* 3.26 2.37  < 0.0005 0.109 0.347 0.0226 3.54 0.00048 0.00024
NICU 82 (75%) 27 (25%) 3.66 NS 0.14 0.37     
PICU 39 (65%) 21 (35%) 0.47 NS  − 0.08 0.17     
SICU 28 (37%) 47 (63%) 2.23 NS  − 0.43  − 0.21     
  1. HAI = culture confirmed HAI, Infection = bacterial infection ICD10 diagnosis, USD = treatment cost, WEEKS* = duration of hospital stay in weeks