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Table 3 Results of logistical regression procedures (final model) for gastrointestinal syndromes (infected = 85, non-infected = 7,542)

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 gastrointestinal infection in diagnosis section (ICD-10 codes) 16.06 7.72–33.28
Mention of gastrointestinal infection in clinical notes 1.99 1.14–3.49
Diarrhoea in chief complaint 3.45 1.67–6.88
Diarrhoea in clinical notes 7.45 4.36–12.66
Fever in clinical notes 2.06 1.19–3.61
Biology examination in biological procedures 0.45 0.22–0.83
Microbiology examination in chief complaint 3.21 1.20–7.59
Specific treatment of gastrointestinal infection in therapeutic procedures 7.27 1.18–30.32