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Table 3 Characteristics associated with nutritional risk after binary logistic regression with OR (odds ratio) and 95% confidence interval (95% CI)

From: Nutritional risk and associated factors of adult in-patients at a teaching hospital in the Copperbelt province in Zambia; a hospital-based cross-sectional study

Characteristics OR 95% CI p-value
Sex 0.65 (0.28–1.38) 0.419
Readmission 1.36 (0.59–2.98) 0.244
Diarrhoea 3.85 (0.46–2.98) 0.050
Vomiting 5.55 (0.70–5.79) 0.019
Weakness 7.07 (0.36–2.04) 0.008
Appetite decrease 28.06 (1.49–8.12) < 0.001
Dysphagia 7.37 (0.42–4.05) 0.007
Weight loss 50.16 (5.75–36.70) < 0.001