Skip to main content

Table 4 Bivariable and multivariable logistic regression analysis among Burn Victim Children Admitted to South Gondar Zone Government Hospitals, Ethiopia, from 2015 to 2019(n = 3430

From: Magnitude of mortality and its associated factors among Burn victim children admitted to South Gondar zone government hospitals, Ethiopia, from 2015 to 2019

Variable and
Category
Death Bi-variable logistic regression analysis Multi-variable logistic regression analysis
  Yes n (%) No n (%) COR With 95%CI AOR With 95% CI
Medical insurance user
 No 24(9.9%) 219(90.1%) 2.082(0.771–5.621) 4.3(1.3–13.9)*
 Yes 5(5%) 95(95%) 1  
Nutritional status
 Mal-nutrition 8(23.5%) 26(76.5%) 4.220(1.702–10.461) 3.757(1.136–12.421)*
 Well-nutrition 21(6.8%) 288(93.2%) 1  
Comorbid Illness?
 Yes 5(13.9%) 31(86.1%) 1.902(0.677–5.340)  
 No 24(7.8%) 283(92.2%) 1  
Clinical condition at admission
 Poor 10(29.4%) 24(70.6%) 6.360(2.660–15.204) 3.836(1.237–11.896)*
 Good 19(6.1%) 290(93.9%) 1  
Duration before arrival
 Late 11(17.2%) 53(82.8%) 3.009(1.344–6.739)  
 Early 18(6.5%) 261(93.5%) 1  
Cause of burn
 Chemical 1(25.0%) 3(75.0%) 5.769(0.561–59.367)  
 Electrical 4(5.5%) 13(76.5%) 5.325(1.522–18.632) 7.620(1.690–33.177)*
 Flame 11(13.1%) 73(86.9%) 2.608(1.120–6.073) 3.094(1.065–8.986)*
 Scald 13(23.5%) 225(94.5%) 1  
The anatomical area of the burn
 Multiple 9(14.1%) 55(85.9%) 2.119(0.916–4.903)  
 Single 20(7.2%) 259(92.8%) 1  
Degree Of Burn
 3rdDegree 10(30.3%) 23(69.7%) 5.652(1.409–22.677)  
 2nd Degree 16(6.0%) 252(94.0%) 0.825(0.230–2.964)  
 1st Degree 3(7.1%) 39(92.9%) 1  
Total body surface area
  > 20% 15(23.1%) 50(76.9%) 5.657(2.571–12.447) 4.457(1.455–13.650)*
  < 20% 14(5.0%) 264(95.0%) 1  
Wound infection
 Yes 15(16.5%) 76(83.5%) 3.355(1.549–7.267)  
 No 14(5.6%) 238(94.4%) 1  
  1. 1 = Reference
  2. * = significant in multivariable analysis at p < 0.05