Factores de riesgo para hospitalización prolongada en menores de 5 años con infección respiratoria baja no complicada adquirida en la comunidad

Translated title of the contribution: Risk factors associated for long hospitalization in five year old minor with respiratory low infection not complicated acquired in the community

Sandra Abril Gutiérrez, Ricardo Londoño Gutiérrez, Rocío Reyes Forero, Giovanni Rodríguez Leguizamón

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Abstract

The present case-control estudy is aimed at identifying risk factors associated to long hospitalization, in five years old minor with Respiratory Low Infection not complicated Acquired in the Community attending in Clínica Colsubsidio, Bogotá, Colombia between 1999-2000. Our results show that patients having comorbolidad an Odds Ratio (OR) of 3.86 with 95% Confidence Interval (CI) ranging between 1.59 - 9.39 and a p value of 0.0002, the precedent of respirtory therapy had OR of 3.09, with 95% CI between 1.12-8.51 and a 0.02 p value and use of corticoides had an OR of 4.18, with 95% CI between 1.58-11.02 and a 0.0002 p value. Relevant aspects are analyzed in the hospitalizaton for this group of patients, like other factors are checked that though they do not show significant association they are a topic of follow-up and work.

Translated title of the contributionRisk factors associated for long hospitalization in five year old minor with respiratory low infection not complicated acquired in the community
Original languageSpanish
Pages (from-to)5-25
Number of pages21
JournalSaludarte
Volume3
Issue number12
StatePublished - Jul 2004
Externally publishedYes

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health

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