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Table 6 Risk factors for ADRs assessed by multivariate analysis

From: Incidence, characteristics and risk factors of adverse drug reactions in hospitalized children – a prospective observational cohort study of 6,601 admissions

Covariate HR (95% CI) P-value
Age on admission (in years)   1.06 (1.04 to 1.07) <0.001
Gender Female 1 0.301
Male 0.93 (0.80 to 1.08)
Number of drugs   1.25 (1.22 to 1.28) <0.001
Received a GA No 1 <0.001
Yes 6.38 (5.30 to 7.68)
Oncology No 1 <0.001
  Yes 1.89 (1.36 to 2.63)  
  1. ADRs adverse drug reactions, CI confidence interval, GA general anesthesia, HR hazard ratio.