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Table 4 Respiratory support and outcomes of patients diagnosed with COVID-19 and the association of respiratory support with final outcome

From: Clinical manifestations, complications, and outcomes of patients with COVID-19 in Sudan: a multicenter observational study

Variables n Number (%) or median (IQR) Univariate logistic regression
OR Lower CI Upper CI P-value
Respiratory support 182      
 Not used   135 (74.2)
 Used   47 (25.8) 16.612 7.113 38.800 < 0.001
Type of respiratory support used 38      
 Non-invasive   25 (65.8)     
 Invasive   13 (34.2)     
Short term outcome (after 15 days) 193      
 Discharge home   131 (67.9)     
 Death   34 (17.6)     
 HDU transfera   5 (2.6)     
 ICU transfera   19 (9.8)     
 Others   4 (2.1)     
Outcome 243      
 Discharge home   191 (78.6)     
 Death   52 (21.4)     
In-hospital stay from admission to the outcome, Days 201 8 (4–14.5)     
 7 days and less   98 (48.8)     
 8–14 days   53 (26.4)     
 15–30   42 (20.9)     
 More than 30   8 (3.9)     
  1. Bold values mean these varibles were statistically significant
  2. aHDU, High Dependency Unit; ICU, Intensive Care Unit