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Table 3 Multiple logistic regression analysis was performed for all acute medical situations and the following predicting variables: sex, years clinically active, and training location

From: Management of medical emergencies in orthodontic practice

Acute medical situation Predicting variable Coefficient Standard error Wald’sχ2 df Pvalue Odds ratio Odds ratio 95% CI
Epilepsy Women − 1.179 0.639 3.407 1 0.065 0.308 0.088–1.076
Allergic reaction Nijmegen 1.251 0.717 3.407 1 0.081 3.494 0.858–14.236
Diabetes Women − 1.079 0.556 3.769 1 0.052 0.340 0.114–1.010
Active years − 0.055 0.026 4.628 1 0.031 0.946 0.900–0.995
Groningen − 1.518 0.784 3.745 1 0.053 0.219 0.047–1.020
Abroad − 1.131 0.645 3.073 1 0.080 0.323 0.091–1.143
Aspiration Nijmegen 1.605 0.705 5.179 1 0.023 4.980 1.250–19.847
Vasovagal collapse Active years 0.076 0.042 3.274 1 0.070 1.078 0.994–1.170
  1. A significance level of α = 0.05 was used
  2. Df degrees of freedom
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