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Table 2 Results of logistical regression procedures (final model) for cutaneous syndromes (infected = 173; non-infected = 7,454)

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
Mention of cutaneous infection in diagnosis section (ICD-10 codes) 38.37 21.87–68.54
Mention of cutaneous infection in chief complaint 5.44 2.65–11.15
Mention of cutaneous infection in clinical notes 6.29 3.92–10.04
Skin rash in clinical notes 2.89 1.14–6.73
Complication of skin infection in clinical notes 2.29 1.32–3.86
Number of inflammation signs in clinical notes = 0 1 -
Number of inflammation signs in clinical notes = 1 0.98 0.59–1.62
Number of inflammation signs in clinical notes = 2 2.18 1.15–4.06
Number of inflammation signs in clinical notes = 3 5.68 2.27–13.92
Fever in chief complaint 2.28 1.12–4.31
Biology examination in biological procedures 0.33 0.18–0.58
Microbiology examination in biological procedures 9.30 1.10–46.99
Opinion on infectious diseases reported in clinical notes 1.83 1.03–3.14
Specific treatment mentioned in clinical notes 2.67 1.58–4.41