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Table 4a Logistic regression on the development of ARDS in SARS patients

From: Absence of association between angiotensin converting enzyme polymorphism and development of adult respiratory distress syndrome in patients with severe acute respiratory syndrome: a case control study

Variables Univariate analysis Multivariate analysis
  Odds ratio (95% CI) p value Odds ratio (95% CI) p value
ACE (no. of D allele) 0.64 (0.28 – 1.47) 0.30 0.74 (0.27 – 1.98) 0.46
Age 1.08 (1.04 – 1.12) <0.01 1.10 (1.04 – 1.16) <0.01
Male sex 1.26 (0.46 – 3.48) 0.65 0.22 (0.04 – 1.10) 0.06
Smoking 3.15 (0.56 – 17.67) 0.19 1.03 (0.11 – 9.65) 0.98
HbsAg 1 (0 – ∞) 0.99 1 (0.00 – ∞) 0.99
Co-morbidities 6.15 (2.11 – 17.96) <0.01 1.61 (0.36 – 7.26) 0.53