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Table 8 Multivariable Analysis for the Predictors of Prolonged Length of Stay ≥ 4 Days, In-Hospital Mortality, and Readmission Within 90 Days

From: Predictors of Poor Postoperative Outcomes in Pediatric Surgery Patients in Rural Ghana

Independent Predictor of Outcomes OR (95% CI) p-Value Area Under the Curve
Prolonged Length of Stay ≥ 4 Days    80%
Gastrointestinal 3.72 (1.92, 7.82) 0.0002
Injury 3.13 (1.43, 7.27) 0.005
Surgical Infection 12.12 (3.00, 62.64) 0.0009
Insurance 0.41 (0.18, 0.94) 0.0351
In-Hospital Mortality    98%
Male Gender 0.066 (0.005, 0.79) 0.0321
Older Age 0.65 (0.50, 0.85) 0.0016
90-Day Readmission    74%
Malaria 4.04 (1.28, 12.74) 0.0172