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Table 4 Logistic regression for factors independently predicting mortality

From: Treatment outcome among children under-five years hospitalized with severe acute malnutrition in St. Mary’s hospital Lacor, Northern Uganda

Characteristics Odd ratio 95 % CI p-value
Temperature <35 °C 4.940 1.332–18.321 0.017*
Diarrhoea ≥14 days 3.342 0.105–1.111 0.074
Visible severe wasting 2.221 0.743–6.635 0.153
HIV positive 3.087 1.307–7.292 0.010*
  1. * P-value significant (<0.05), CI = 95 % confidence interval