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Table 2 Results of univariable and multivariable logistic regression analyses for identifying predictors of neurological outcome at 6 months

From: Growth differentiation factor 15 and early prognosis after out-of-hospital cardiac arrest

  Univariable logistic regression Multivariable logistic regression
OR 95% CI p OR 95% CI p
Age, years 1.07 1.02–1.13 0.004 1.09 1.01–1.17 0.020
Collapse-CPR durationa 2.17 1.24–3.79 0.006    
CPR-ROSC durationa 1.74 0.65–4.68 0.269    
Home setting arrest 6.43 1.96–21.07 0.002 8.07 1.61–40.42 0.011
No bystander CPR 8.40 2.67–26.37 < 0.001 7.91 1.84–34.01 0.005
Non-shockable rhythm 11.35 1.34–96.18 0.026    
Epinephrine, mg
 0 1      
 1–2 18.86 1.99–178.8 0.010    
 ≥ 3 17.42 1.99–152.7 0.010    
Admission creatinine 4.87 1.14–20.88 0.033    
Admission pH 0.034 0.001–1.754 0.093    
Admission lactateb 1.54 0.65–3.64 0.321    
Admission GDF-15a 2.88 1.40–5.92 0.004 3.74 1.32–10.60 0.013
  1. Multivariate results are presented after backward elimination was completed
  2. CPR cardiopulmonary resuscitation, ROSC return of spontaneous circulation
  3. aTransformed on a natural logarithmic scale
  4. bEstimation in 55 patients