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Table 2 Summary of factors potentially influencing the use of invasive mechanical ventilation

From: Characteristics and outcomes in children on long-term mechanical ventilation: the experience of a pediatric tertiary center in Rome

VariablesaOR95% CIP value
LowerUpper
Age at start of LTV0.94280.89640.99150.0220
NMDs0.13060.03900.43800.0010
CNS diseases0.38140.11051.31580.1271
Other diseases0.34270.08701.34930.1256
Lower airway diseases0.42830.11911.54030.1941
Upper airway diseases0.02650.00450.15750.0001
Home Health Care11.40086.047121.4944< 0.0001
  1. NMDs Neuromuscular Diseases, CNS diseases Central Nervous System diseases