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Table 2 Organizational factors and the target sedation level on day 2

From: Organizational factors associated with target sedation on the first 48 h of mechanical ventilation: an analysis of checklist-ICU database

Organizational factor Adequate sedation level/N (%) Univariate analysis [OR (CI 95%)] Multivariate analysis [OR (CI 95%)]
Type of hospital
 Private nonprofit 446/1455 (30.7) Ref Ref
 Private profit 271/787 (34.4) 0.92 (0.54–1.57) 0.99 (0.57–1.70)
 Public 992/3447 (28.5) 0.88 (0.56–1.37) 0.83 (0.54–1.28)
Teaching status
 No 1102/3466 (31.8) Ref  
 Yes 607/2253 (26.9) 1.04 (0.70–1.55) 1.02 (0.67–1.57)
Sedation protocol
 No 966/3031 (31.9) Ref Ref
 Yes 743/2688 (27.6) 0.76 (0.52–1.10) 0.69 (0.36–1.32)
Analgesia protocol
 No 1069/3366 (31.8) Ref Ref
 Yes 640/2353 (27.2) 0.80 (0.55–1.18) 1.19 (0.60–2.35)
Weaning protocol
 No 673/2007 (33.5) Ref Ref
 Yes 1036/3712 (27.9) 0.77 (0.52–1.14) 0.78 (0.50–1.12)
Board-certified ICU chief nurse
 No 611/1924 (31.8) Ref Ref
 Not available 151/334 (45.2) 2.03 (0.75–5.49) 2.10 (0.79–5.58)
 Yes 947/3461 (27.4) 0.92 (0.61–1.37) 0.96 (0.65–1.43)
Nurse technician to patient ratio ≤ 1:2 in all shifts
 No 126/424 (29.7) Ref Ref
 Yes 1583/5295 (29.9) 1.28 (0.64–2.53) 1.33 (0.68–2.61)
Board-certified intensivist on morning and afternoon shifts
 No 48/184 (26.1) Ref Ref
 Only in one shift 608/2264 (26.9) 1.72 (0.76–3.91) 1.70 (0.75–3,87)
 Yes, in both 1009/3084 (32.7) 2.26 (1.02–5.03) 2.43 (1.09–5.38)