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Table 6 Multivariate logistic regression study including pre-arrest, resuscitation and post-return of spontaneous circulation (ROSC) mortality risk factors

From: Post return of spontaneous circulation factors associated with mortality in pediatric in-hospital cardiac arrest: a prospective multicenter multinational observational study

Mortality risk factors Odds ratio 95% CI P -value
Hemato-oncologic illness 2.633 1.072 to 6.469 0.035
Neurologic cause of cardiac arrest 5.528 1.726 to 17.701 0.004
Place of arrest (emergency department) 3.170 1.707 to 5.887 <0.001
Inotropic drugs prior to cardiac arrest 2.191 1.194 to 4.020 0.011
Sodium bicarbonate administration during resuscitation 3.241 1.850 to 5.677 <0.001
PaCO2 < 30 mmHg 1 h after ROSC 2.623 1.076 to 6.397 0.034
PaCO2 > 50 mmHg 1 h after ROSC 2.004 1.011 to 3.970 0.046
FiO2 ≥ 0.80 24 hours after ROSC 4.611 1.934 to 10.993 <0.001