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Table 2 Multivariate analysis of the factors associated with of hospital-acquired pneumonia (N = 179)

From: Cortisol total/CRP ratio for the prediction of hospital-acquired pneumonia and initiation of corticosteroid therapy in traumatic brain-injured patients

 Odds ratio (95% confidence interval)P value
Body temperature > 39.0 °C0.25 [0.09–0.72]0.010
Cortisoltotal/CRP > 32.50 [1.34–4.64]0.004