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Table 3 Multivariate logistic regression analyses of exocrine pancreatic insufficiency correlated with clinical characteristicsa

From: Screening and risk factors of exocrine pancreatic insufficiency in critically ill adult patients receiving enteral nutrition

  EPI (FE-1 <200 μg/g)
Characteristics OR 95% CI P value
Shock 2.65 1.68 to 4.18 <0.001b
Anaemia 1.48 1.23 to 1.77 0.301
Sepsis 1.83 1.35 to 2.90 0.014b
Diabetes 1.74 1.14 to 2.66 0.010b
Obesity 1.51 1.08 to 2.11 0.413
Cardiac arrest 2.93 1.72 to 4.98 <0.001b
Respiratory failure 1.05 0.74 to 1.51 0.774
Hyperbilirubinemia 1.26 1.18 to 2.07 0.321
Brain injury 1.18 0.52 to 2.66 0.699
Hyperlactacidemia 2.38 1.58 to 3.61 <0.001b
Hypertriglyceridemia 1.11 0.74 to 1.68 0.604
Mechanical ventilation 2.62 1.86 to 3.69 <0.001b
CRRT 1.22 1.09 to 2.78 0.026b
  1. aCI, confidence interval; CRRT, continuous renal replacement therapy; EPI, exocrine pancreatic insufficiency; OR, odds ratio. bP < 0.05, estimated by multiple logistic regression analysis.