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Table 4 Multivariable logistic regression analysis for in-hospital blood transfusion

From: Positive impact of retrograde autologous priming in adult patients undergoing cardiac surgery: a randomized clinical trial

Variables Multivariable Logistic Regression
OR 95%-CI p
BMI (kg/m2) 1.26 1.11–1.42 0.0004
Baseline Hct (%) 0.62 0.52–0.75 <  0.0001
Blood loss 12 h post-op. (mL) 1.01 1.002–1.01 0.008
Non-RAP 3.38 1.13–10.12 0.03
  1. OR Odds Ratio, 95%-CI 95%- confidence interval for OR, BMI body mass index, Hct hematocrit, RAP retrograde autologous priming