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Table 2 Multiple logistic regression model with initiation of ACLS by a physician as the dependent variable

From: Factors associated with initiation of medical advanced cardiac life support after out-of-hospital cardiac arrest

Variable Odds ratio [95 % CI] p value
Age 0.93 [0.92–0.94] <0.01
Female sex 0.92 [0.82–1.04] 0.19
No-flow 0.95 [0.93–0.96] <0.01
BLS duration 0.96 [0.94–0.97] <0.01
Absence of BLS 0.62 [0.52–0.73] <0.01
AED use 1.59 [1.18–2.16] <0.01
Cardiac cause 1.73 [1.30–2.30] <0.01
Respiratory cause 0.97 [0.74–1.27] 0.84
Trauma cause 1.43 [0.67–3.03] 0.35
Home 0.50 [0.25–1.00] 0.05
Street 1.79 [0.79–4.06] 0.17
Nursing home 0.23 [0.11–0.51] <0.01
Asystole 0.31 [0.18–0.51] <0.01
Shockable rhythm 2.13 [0.86–5.26] 0.10