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Table. 3.

Potential predictors of Epistaxis during nasotracheal intubation between the packing groups by logistic regression analysis

Variable Epistaxis
(n=81)
No epistaxis
(n=99)
Univariate logistric
regression
Multivariate logistic
regression


OR 95% CI OR 95% CI
Nasal packing (No/Epi/Bu) 33/27/21 27/33/39 0.689 0.47, 0.99 NS
Age (38 y/<38y) 48/35 45/52 NS NS
Sex (male/female) 52/31 62/35 NS NS
Nostril (right/left) 59/24 68/29 NS NS
Tube size (ID, mm: 6.0/6.5/7.0) 11/25/47 8/32/57 NS NS
Resistance (impinged/smooth) 62/21 45/52 6.638 2.765, 15.939 10.279 2.143, 49.291

Data are expressed as the number of patients.

Bu, bupivacaine; Epi, epinephrine; ID, inner diameter; OR, odds ratio; 95% CI, 95% confidence intervals; NS, not significant.

p<0.05 compared with untreated group. p<0.01 compared with untreated group.

Oral Biol Res 2021;45:107~114 https://doi.org/10.21851/obr.45.03.202109.107
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