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Table 4 Multivariate analyses of the predictors of a good death (GDS ≥12, n = 68)

From: To hydrate or not to hydrate? The effect of hydration on survival, symptoms and quality of dying among terminally ill cancer patients

Covariates Β Standard
Error
z-score Odds
Ratio
95% Confidence Interval p-value
Total score of GDS ≥ 12
 GI cancer −1.2134 0.7829 −1.5500 0.2972 0.064-1.379 0.1212
 Genitourinary cancer −2.4362 1.2471 −1.9535 0.0875 0.008-1.008 0.0508
 Antibiotic use 1.1199 0.7356 1.5225 3.0644 0.725-12.956 0.1279
 Albumin use −2.0167 1.4147 −1.4255 0.1331 0.008-2.130 0.1540
 Religion_ Buddhism 1.8821 1.0184 1.8481 6.5675 0.892-48.340 0.0646
 Hydration>86 cc and 445 cc 2.5538 0.7824 3.2642 12.8560 2.774-59.575 0.0011
  1. GI Gastro-intestinal