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Table 3 Binary logistic regression analysis of associations between the two groups with rib fixation or without rib fixation

From: Facilitating ventilator weaning through rib fixation combined with video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery in severe blunt chest injury with acute respiratory failure

Explanatory variablesOdds ratio 95%Confidence intervalP value
Gender0.0140.000–0.4400.015
Age0.9850.927–1.0450.611
Rib fracture numbers1.0160.598–1.7260.955
Lung contusion0.4360.223–0.8520.015
Time of ventilator3.4111.214–9.5850.020
Pneumonia0.2010.023–1.7250.143
Empyema59.3880.718–4908.8580.070
Time from trauma to operation0.7180.422–1.2240.224
GCS0.7390.514–1.0620.102
ISS0.8000.452–1.4160.444
Inhospital LOS1.1450.948–1.3840.161
ICU LOS0.3790.133–1.0830.070
  1. GCS Glasgow coma scale, ISS injury severity score, LOS length of stay