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Table 3 Binary logistic regression analysis with In-hospital mortality as the dependent variable

From: Basic geriatric assessment does not predict in-hospital mortality after PEG placement

Covariate Estimated coefficient Standard error Odds ratio 95% Confidence interval p-Value
Constant term -4.738 1.119    <0.0001
Old age 0.029 0.013 1.030 1.003-1.056 0.026
Male sex 0.555 0.183 1.741 1.216-2.493 0.002
Diagnosis group (vs. stroke)
1 Malnutrition -0.783 0.738 0.457 0.108-1.939 n.s.
2 Miscellaneous 0.623 0.215 1.864 1.224-2.839 0.004
3 Musculoskeletal -0.116 0.361 0.891 0.439-1.807 n.s.
4 Diseases potentially accompanied by dysphagia -0.755 0.478 0.470 0.184-1.200 n.s.
5 Pneumonia 0.972 0.304 2.641 1.457-4.792 0.001
Barthel index at admission -0.000 0.006 1.000 0.988-1.012 n.s.
  1. n.s. = not significant.