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Table 2 Univariate and multivariate factors associated with transport to hospital with ongoing cardiopulmonary resuscitation instead of prehospital termination of active therapy

From: Refractory out-of-hospital cardiac arrest with ongoing cardiopulmonary resuscitation at hospital arrival – survival and neurological outcome without extracorporeal cardiopulmonary resuscitation

  Univariable Multivariable
OR (95% CI) p Value OR (95% CI) p Value
Age at OHCA (per 5 years younger) 1.1 (1.1–1.2) < 0.0001 1.2 (1.1–1.2) < 0.0001
Sex (male) 1.8 (1.1–2.8) 0.01 1.2 (0.7–1.9) 0.6
Public OHCA 5.3 (3.6–7.8) < 0.0001 3.6 (2.2–5.8) < 0.0001
Witnessed OHCA 4.0 (2.3–7.0) < 0.0001 3.7 (2.0–7.1) < 0.0001
Bystander CPR performed 2.3 (1.6–3.5) < 0.0001 1.3 (0.8–2.0) 0.3
Shockable initial rhythm 5.9 (4.0–8.7) < 0.0001 3.0 (1.9–4.7) < 0.0001
Calendar year 1.2 (1.1–1.3) < 0.0001 1.4 (1.2–1.6) < 0.0001
  1. p-values in bold indicate statistical significance. OHCA Out-of-hospital cardiac arrest, CPR Cardiopulmonary resuscitation