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Table 2 Variables associated with adrenal insufficiency

From: Predictive factors of adrenal insufficiency in patients admitted to acute medical wards: a case control study

  Odds-ratio 9%5CI P value
Restricted model    
 Glucocorticoid withdrawal 6.66 [2.94 ; 15.09] <0.001
 Nausea 3.48 [1.09 ; 11.14] 0.036
Broad model    
 Glucocorticoid withdrawal 7.38 [3.18 ; 17.11] <0.001
 Nausea 3.37 [1.03 ; 11.00] 0.044
 Eosinophilia 17.6 [1.02 ; 302.3] 0.048
 Hyperkaliemia 2.41 [0.87 ; 6.69] 0.092
  1. Results are expressed as Odds ratio and (95% confidence interval) for a yes vs. no variable. Statistical analysis by stepwise forward logistic regression using a significance value <0.05 (restricted model) or <0.10 (broad model) for entry. CI, confidence interval.