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Table 2 Factors associated with poor outcomes: univariate and multivariate regression

From: Factors associated with hospital outcomes of patients with penetrating craniocerebral injuries in armed conflict areas of the Democratic Republic of the Congo: a retrospective series

  Univariate Multivariate
Variables OR CI p AOR CI p
Hemodynamic instability 4.8 1.61–14.59 0.005 4.8 1.06–21.5 0.041
GCS < 13 6.7 2.17–20.81 0.001 5.3 1.6–18.0 0.006
Neurologic deficit 28.5 5.77–140.7 < 0.001
*Hemiplegia on admission 46 8.5–247.1 < 0.001 35 5.4–225.5 < 0.001
Dural tear detected 3.59 1.05–12.28 0.041
Intracranial hemorrhage 9.2 1.67–50.51 0.011 7.6 1.1–50.2 0.034