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Table 3 Serum glucose: multifactorial associations

From: Nutritional support and brain tissue glucose metabolism in poor-grade SAH: a retrospective observational study

Characteristic Estimate (95% Confidence Interval) P- Value
Enteral feeds (cal/kg/hour)   
   0 to 0.068 (Reference)  
   0.069 to 0.697 0.115 (-0.065, 0.296) 0.21
   0.70 to 2.16 0.249(-0.021, 0.520) 0.07
Insulin administration (units)   
   0 (Reference)  
   1 to 2 0.678 (0.412, 0.944) < 0.001
   > 2 1.526 (1.124, 1.927) < 0.001
Lactate/pyruvate ratio ≤ 40 -0.472 (-0.912, -0.032) 0.036
Enteral feeds * Insulin administration   
   0 to 0.068 Cal/kg/hour * 0 units (Reference)  
   0.069 to 0.697 Cal/kg/hour * 1 to 2 units -0.356 (-0.676, -0.036) 0.029
   0.069 to 0.697 Cal/kg/hour * > 2 units -0.562 (-0.980, -0.144) 0.008
   0.70 to 2.16 Cal/kg/hour * 1 to 2 units -0.232 (-0.646, 0.182) 0.272
   0.70 to 2.16 Cal/kg/hour * > 2 units -0.216 (-0.787, 0.355) 0.458
Insulin Administration * LPR ≤ 40   
   Insulin Administration > 2 units * LPR ≤ 40 (Reference)  
   Insulin Administration 1 to 2 units * LPR ≤ 40 0.160 (-0.035, 0.594) 0.436
   Insulin Administration 0 units * LPR ≤ 40 0.419 (-0.067, 0.904) 0.091