Table 2 Multivariate analysis of mortality

From: Racial/ethnic differences in necrotizing enterocolitis incidence and outcomes in premature very low birth weight infants

Variable Adjusted odds ratio [95% confidence interval] p value
Medical NEC Surgical NEC NEC or death Death
Race
  White ref ref ref ref
  Black 1.50 [1.25–2.00] p < 0.001 1.15 [0.92–1.44] p = 0.19 0.91 [0.87–0.95] p < 0.001 0.82 [0.78–0.87] p < 0.001
  Hispanic 1.57 [1.21–2.04] p = 0.001 1.07 [0.84–1.36] p = 0.06 1.07 [1.01–1.13] p = 0.026 0.98 [0.92–1.05] p = 0.73
  1. Adjusted for birth weight, gestational age, gender, size for gestational age, type of enteral feed, prenatal steroid exposure, ventilator support, and inotropic support