TABLE 3

Factors Associated With LOS for Patients With AGE (β ± SE): Multivariate Linear Regression Analysis

CharacteristicsUnadjustedAdjusted
Age, mo−0.111 ± 0.064−0.019 ± 0.026
Degree of dehydration0.056 ± 0.0580.013 ± 0.027
Duration of IVF, h0.864 ± 0.033****0.919 ± 0.027****
Use of probiotics0.158 ± 0.064***0.030 ± 0.026
Request for stool study0.202 ± 0.54***0.006 ± 0.026
Request for stool study after 12 h of admission0.176 ± 0.06**0.052 ± 0.026*
Detection of any pathogen0.061 ± 0.064−0.040 ± 0.027
  • The degree of dehydration was coded as 1 if the degree of dehydration was classified as >3% and 0 if it was <3%. Categorical data were coded as dichotomous variables: yes (1) and no (0).

  • * P < .05; ** P < .02; *** P < .01; **** P < .002.