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Table 2 Risk factors for late defecation

From: Risk factors for late defecation and its association with the outcomes of critically ill patients: a retrospective observational study

  Univariate Multivariate
  OR (95 % CI) P value OR (95 % CI) P value
Age 1.00 (0.99–1.01) 0.94   
Male sex 0.84 (0.51–1.37) 0.48   
BMI 1.01 (0.97–1.06) 0.61   
Serum CRP 0.97 (0.93–1.00) 0.063   
APACHE II score 1.00 (0.98–1.03) 0.76   
SOFA score 0.93 (0.85–1.02) 0.108   
Diagnosis on admission   0.090   
Late enteral nutrition 4.52 (2.55–7.99) <0.001 3.42 (1.88–6.22) <0.001
Mechanical ventilation 2.36 (1.43–3.91) 0.001   
Sedative use 4.40 (2.56–7.56) <0.001 3.07 (1.71–5.52) <0.001
Fentanyl use 2.78 (1.50–5.14) 0.001   
Surgery 3.33 (1.92–5.77) <0.001 1.86 (1.01–3.42) 0.047
  1. OR odds ratio, CI confidence interval, BMI body mass index, CRP C-reactive protein, APACHE II Acute Physiology and Chronic Health Evaluation (second revision), SOFA Sequential Organ Failure Assessment