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Table 4 Factors associated with a pre-transfusion hemoglobin value of 70 g/L or more

From: A retrospective observational analysis of red blood cell transfusion practices in stable, non-bleeding adult patients admitted to nine medical-surgical intensive care units

  Unadjusted OR Adjusted OR
Covariates OR 95% CI OR 95% CI
Male 1.21 1.07–1.37 1.20 1.06–1.35
Age category
  < 55 Reference Reference
 55–64 1.04 0.90–1.22 1.04 0.89–1.22
 65–74 1.10 0.94–1.29 1.08 0.91–1.28
  ≥ 75 1.48 1.21–1.82 1.45 1.16–1.80
APACHE II score > 20 1.05 0.92–1.20 1.05 0.89–1.23
SOFA score ≥ 10 1.14 1.01–1.28 1.18 1.02–1.37
Location before ICU admission
 Other Reference Reference
 Emergency department 1.11 0.96–1.27 1.09 0.95–1.26
 Operating or recovery room 1.59 1.33–1.89 1.47 1.21–1.79
 Other ICU 1.13 0.76–1.66 1.14 0.76–1.70
ICU admit diagnostic category
 Other Reference Reference
 Infection 0.83 0.66–1.04 0.79 0.62–1.00
 Gastrointestinal 1.37 1.05–1.78 1.17 0.89–1.54
 Gastrointestinal bleeding 2.43 1.42–4.15 2.59 1.50–4.46
 Sepsis 1.19 0.91–1.57 1.17 0.88–1.56
 Cardiovascular 1.38 1.04–1.83 1.31 0.98–1.75
 Hepatic-renal 0.88 0.65–1.19 0.84 0.62–1.15
 Respiratory 0.74 0.53–1.03 0.75 0.53–1.05
 Trauma 2.01 1.42–2.84 1.88 1.31–2.69
 Pancreatic 0.93 0.64–1.36 0.95 0.65–1.40
 Cancer 0.92 0.53–1.59 0.73 0.42–1.29
 Orthopedic 1.51 0.78–2.93 1.31 0.66–2.57
 Drug overdose 1.54 0.65–3.63 1.63 0.69–3.89
Charlson comorbidity index
 0 Reference Reference
 1 0.98 0.83–1.16 1.00 0.84–1.19
 ≥ 2 1.06 0.92–1.23 1.07 0.92–1.25
Mechanical ventilation 1.06 0.87–1.29 1.06 0.86–1.31
Transfused overnight (between 19:00 and 7:00) 0.71 0.63–0.80 0.69 0.61–0.78