Table 1

Variables associated with high parental need score

Univariate analysisLogistic regression
Odds ratio 95% CI Odds ratio 95% CI
Past illness1.811-150 1.25 to 2.631.530.99 to 2.36
Presenting problem
 Fit2.191-150 1.41 to 3.391.811-150 1.11 to 2.95
 Ingestion0.281-150 0.08 to 0.960.550.29 to 1.23
  • Logistic regression is adjusted for variables in univariate analysis p < 0.1 (age, Carstairs score, past illness, associated problem, presenting problem, and hospital).

  • 1-150 p ⩽ 0.05.