Table 5

Preoperative characteristics associated with 1-year mortality following multivariable logistic regression analysis

Independent variables associated with a lower odds of mortality at 1 year post-decision to intervene surgically
Preoperative characteristicOR (95% CI)aOR (95% CI)
Gestational age at birth (per completed week increase)0.9 (0.88 to 1.02) p=0.150.87 (0.78 to 0.96) p=0.007
Age at presentation to the treating hospital with first symptoms of NEC (per 1 day increase)0.98 (0.96 to 1.0) p=0.060.97 (0.95 to 0.99) p=0.007