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Table 2 Logistic regression analysis for the prediction of persistent fever in 158 patients with fever starting 24–36 h after the completion of initial IVIG therapy

From: Coronary artery status of patients with transient fever 24–36 h after first IVIG infusion did not differ from that seen in responsive patients

Characteristics Group 2 n = 54 Group 3 n = 104 Univariate Multivariate
P value OR CI (95%) P value OR CI (95%)
Neutrophil, % 66.6 ± 15.2 72.1 ± 13.4 0.025 1.027 1.003–1.052 0.951 1.001 0.970–1.033
Albumin, g/dL 3.4 ± 0.3 3.2 ± 0.5 0.018 0.409 0.195–0.858 0.109 0.422 0.147–1.212
Total bilirubin, mg/dL 0.65 ± 0.50 1.43 ± 1.33 < 0.001 2.621 1.537–4.469 0.007 2.472 1.284–4.762
Na+, mmol/L 136.3 ± 2.6 134.9 ± 3.1 0.007 0.848 0.753–0.955 0.803 1.022 0.863–1.209
C-reactive protein, mg/dL 8.74 ± 7.16 11.66 ± 7.40 0.022 1.063 1.009–1.119 0.884 0.995 0.935–1.060
Log-BNP 1.55 ± 0.59 1.81 ± 0.59 0.020 2.220 1.132–4.354 0.493 1.316 0.600–2.887
  1. Data are reported as mean ± standard deviation or number (%)
  2. OR Odds ratio, CI confidence interval, BNP brain natriuretic peptide