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Table 2 Multivariate analysis of risk factors neonatal tetanus.

From: Neonatal tetanus in Turkey; what has changed in the last decade?

Variables Odds ratio 95% CI
Birth weight, g 0.9 0.1–1.5
Age at admission 5.2* 1.7–16
Age at onset of symptoms 0.6 0.3–1
Gender 1.2 0.3–4
Spasticity 1.1 0.2–7
Lack of sucking 0.8 0.2–3
Trismus 0.7 0.1–1.2
Fever 0.4 0.4–5
Omphalitis 0.5 0.1–5
Jaundice 0.1 0.1–15
Risus sardonicus 1.8 0.1–20
Irritability 0.9 0.5–30
Opisthotonus 1.3 0.5–1.9
Cyanosis 0.4 0.4–3
  1. * Statistically significant, p < 0.05.