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Table 4 Factors of importance in the estimation of mortality in ARDS and cardiac arrest

From: Program on high value cost-conscious education in intensive care: Educational program on prediction of outcome and cost awareness on Intensive Care admission

FactorPre- educationPost- education
Mortality 40–80%Mortality > 80%Mortality 40–80%Mortality > 80%
OR (CI)pOR (CI)pOR (CI)pOR (CI)p
Presence of haematological malignancy0.188 (0.042–0.847)0.0290.161 (0.036–0.720)0.0174.320 (2.089–8.933)0.0003.124 (1.497–6.519)0.002
Acute kidney failure0.056 (0.007–0.426)0.0050.023 (0.003–0.169)0.0000.79 (0.010–0.604)0.0140.024 (0.003–0.177)0.000
Location of cardiac arrest6.740 (0.846–53.708)0.0729.274 (1.2–71.697)0.033NANA0.406 (0.168–0.981)0.045
Delay until start CPR0.045 (0.010–0.199)0.000.021 (0.005–0.94)0.0000.038 (0.005–0.294)0.020.013 (0.002–0.100)0.000
First heart rhythm in cardiac arrest0.610 (0.283–1.314)0.2070.631 (0.297–1.343)0.2320.541 (0.269–1.555)0.3300.541 (0.225–1.297)0.168
Severity of ARDS0.065 (0.018–0.236)0.0000.012 (0.003–0.055)0.0000.056 (0.007–0.443)0.006NANA
  1. OR odds ratio, CI confidence interval 95%, CPR cardiopulmonary resuscitation, ARDS acute respiratory distress syndrome, OHCA out of hospital cardiac arrest