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Table 4 Distribution of comorbidities of patients with and without infections or RTI

From: Acute phase proteins and white blood cell levels for prediction of infectious complications in status epilepticus

For patients with and without infections
Comorbidities Odds ratio (unadjusted) 95% CI p-Value
Traumatic brain injury 3.094 0.731 -13.085 0.1248
Cardiopathy 0.747 0.324 -1.723 0.4944
Known epilepsy 0.67 0.231 -1.939 0.4595
Metabolic disease 2.095 0.931 -4.713 0.0739
Stroke 2.25 0.479 -10.579 0.3045
Tumor (in the CNS) 0.46 0.126 -1.673 0.2384
Tumor (outside the CNS) 2.089 0.687 -6.350 0.1941
Neurodegenerative disease 0.299 0.036 -2.442 0.2596
For patients with and without RTI
Comorbidities Odds ratio (unadjusted) 95% CI p-Value
Traumatic brain injury 1.473 0.337 -6.429 0.6066
Cardiopathy 0.979 0.478 -2.006 0.9545
Known epilepsy 0.724 0.286 -1.832 0.4951
Metabolic disease 1.884 0.911 -3.898 0.0875
Stroke 2.01 0.515 -7.842 0.315
Tumor (in the CNS) 0.385 0.107 -1.382 0.1433
Tumor (outside the CNS) 1.803 0.642 -5.063 0.2633
Neurodegenerative disease 0.224 0.028 -1.801 0.1595
  1. RTI = respiratory tract infection; CNS = central nervous system