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Table 3 Results of the regression analysis for the decision to ventilate in the ICU listed by strength of contribution (absolute value of B)

From: Elderly patients undergoing mechanical ventilation in and out of intensive care units: a comparative, prospective study of 579 ventilations

Predictor Regression coefficient (B) SE of B Odd's Ratio (OR) 95% CI of OR P
Age (years) -0.056 0.011 0.945 (0.924; 0.967) < 0.001
Pre-hospitalization FIM score (18 to 126) 0.053 0.006 1.054 (1.041; .067) < 0.001