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Table 4 Univariate and multivariate analyses of the potential risk factors for a postabortion fever

From: Effects of gestational age and the mode of surgical abortion on postabortion hemorrhage and fever: evidence from population-based reproductive health survey in Georgia

Risk factors Univariate analysis Multivariate analysis
Crude OR CI 95% P Adjusted OR CI 95% P
Lower Upper Lower Upper
Age 1.139 0.702 1.848 0.599     
Residence 1.026 0.555 1.895 0.935     
Education 0.917 0.797 1.055 0.225     
Wealth 0.844 0.679 1.048 0.125     
Ethnicity 1.079 0.841 1.384 0.550     
Employment 0.728 0.305 1.736 0.474     
Parity 1.596 1.037 2.458 0.034     
# of ind. Abortions 1.453 1.093 1.932 0.010 1.439 1.082 1.915 0.012
Method of abortion 2.488 1.364 4.538 0.003 2.370 1.171 4.795 0.016
Gestational age 0.501 0.250 1.002 0.051 0.934 0.414 2.112 0.871