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Table 6 Logistic regression, adjustment for confounders related with antimalarial treatment (dependent variable, major infection)

From: Predictors of major infections in systemic lupus erythematosus

Variable Odds ratio 95% confidence interval
Lung involvement at study point 3.11 0.79 to 12.31
Prednisone dose (mg/day) 1.10 1.04 to 1.17
Antimalarials 0.07 0.03 to 0.15
Age at diagnosis 0.99 0.97 to 1.01
Leukopenia ever 1.99 0.82 to 4.82
Nephritis ever 1.61 0.72 to 3.64
Mycophenolate at study point 1.52 0.15 to 15.40
SDI = 0 Reference  
SDI = 1 to 2 0.42 0.18 to 1.00
SDI > 2 0.22 0.03 to 1.65
  1. SDI, Systemic Lupus International Collaborating Clinics Damage Index.