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Table 3 Adjusted hazard ratio of ICU admittance and mechanical ventilation

From: Gastro-oesophageal reflux disease increases the risk of intensive care unit admittance and mechanical ventilation use among patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: a nationwide population-based cohort study

Factor ICU admittance Mechanical ventilation
HRadj 95% CI HRadj 95% CI
Without GORD Reference Reference
With GORD 1.75 1.28 to 2.38*** 1.92 1.35 to 2.72***
  1. Adjusted for sex, age, Charlson Comorbidity Index category, proxy chronic obstructive pulmonary disease severity, occupational category, monthly insurance premium. CI, confidence interval; GORD, gastro-esophageal reflux disease; HRadj, adjusted hazard ratio. ***P <0.0001.