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Table 4 Meta-regression analysis

From: The incidence of pulmonary thromboembolism in COVID-19 patients admitted to the intensive care unit: a meta-analysis and meta-regression of observational studies

  Univariate analysis Multivariate analysis
Variables Coeff SE 95% CI P Coeff SE 95% CI P
Sample size 0.00 0.00 − 0.01–0.01 0.55
Age (years) 0.06 0.08 − 0.09–0.22 0.40
Male gender (%) 0.06 0.02 0.03–0.09 < 0.01 0.05 0.02 0.00–0.09 0.03
Body-mass index (kg/m2) − 0.14 0.12 − 0.37–0.10 0.25
Diabetes mellitus (%) 0.00 0.04 − 0.08–0.08 0.95
Hypertension (%) 0.04 0.03 − 0.01–0.09 0.15
Active malignancy (%) − 0.06 0.09 − 0.24–0.13 0.54
Previous VTE (%) 0.08 0.11 − 0.13–0.28 0.48
Platelet count 0.03 0.01 0.01–0.05 0.01 0.01 0.01 − 0.01–0.02 0.42
D-dimer level 0.00 0.00 − 0.00–0.01 0.44
Patients on therapeutic anticoagulation (%) 0.02 0.01 0.01–0.03 < 0.01 0.01 0.01 − 0.01–0.03 0.24
Patients intubated (%) 0.03 0.04 − 0.04–0.10 0.43
Patients on inotropes (%) 0.03 0.03 − 0.03–0.09 0.36
Patients on RRT (%) − 0.02 0.04 − 0.09–0.06 0.66
Patients on ECMO (%) 0.07 0.15 − 0.21–0.35 0.63
  1. BMI body mass index, Coeff coefficient, CI confidence interval, ECMO extracorporeal membrane oxygenation, RRT renal replacement therapy, SE standard error, VTE venous thromboembolism