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Table 1 Results of logistical regression procedures (final model) for respiratory syndromes (infected = 713; non-infected = 6,914)

From: Evaluation of syndromic algorithms for detecting patients with potentially transmissible infectious diseases based on computerised emergency-department data

Effect Odds ratio 95% Confidence interval
Age ≤53 years 1 -
Age 54–74 years 1.63 1.21–2.2
Age 75–84 years 1.35 0.99–1.85
Age ≥85 years 1.16 0.85–1.60
Mention of diagnosis of respiratory infection in diagnosis section (ICD-10) 10.71 8.56–13.4
Mention of diagnosis in clinical notes 3.12 2.50–3.89
Cough in clinical notes 1.97 1.59–2.45
Sore throat in chief complaint 9.16 3.03–24.74
Abnormal pulmonary auscultation in clinical notes 1.54 1.22–1.94
Sign of respiratory failure in chief complaint 2.92 1.79–4.69
Sign of respiratory failure in clinical notes 1.93 1.57–2.36
Fever on observation 1.35 1.09–1.65
Microbiology examination in biological procedures 3.94 1.16–12.35
Biology examination in clinical notes 1.27 1.03–1.58
Biology examination in biological procedures 0.73 0.56–0.93