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Table 5 Crude transfusion requirements, attributable transfusion requirements, and odds ratio of transfusion requirements due to severe thrombocytopenia in intensive care unit patients

From: Thrombocytopenia in critically ill surgical patients: a case-control study evaluating attributable mortality and transfusion requirements

  Point estimate  
Variable n/n % 95% Cl
Crude transfusion requirements    
   Cases 30/36 83.0  
   Control patients 21/36 58.0  
Attributable transfusion 9/36 25.0 5.4–44.6
requirements    
Odds ratio 1.52 1.05–2.20
  1. CI, confidence interval.