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Table 2 Summary of admission diagnoses of patients

From: Room transfers and the risk of delirium incidence amongst hospitalized elderly medical patients: a case–control study

Diagnosis Control patients without delirium in first week (%) (N = 868) Number of patients with incident delirium (%) (N = 126) P-value (Pearson) Odds ratios 95 % confidence intervals
Pneumonia 65 (7.49 %) 10 (7.94 %) 0.86 1.07 0.53 to 2.13
Congestive heart failure 64 (7.37 %) 12 (9.52 %) 0.40 1.32 0.69 to 2.53
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease exacerbation 35 (4.03 %) 4 (3.17 %) 0.64 0.78 0.27 to 2.23
Gastrointestinal bleed 80 (9.22 %) 6 (4.76 %) 0.097 0.49 0.21 to 1.15
Other gastrointestinal disease 56 (6.45 %) 6 (4.76 %) 0.46 0.73 0.31 to 1.72
Urinary tract infection 37 (4.26 %) 7 (5.56 %) 0.51 1.32 0.58 to 3.03
Cancer 46 (5.30 %) 8 (6.35 %) 0.63 1.21 0.56 to 2.63
Falls/Functional decline 69 (7.95 %) 16 (12.70 %) 0.08 1.68 0.94 to 3.01
TIA/Ischemic Stroke/Intracerebral Hemorrhage 71 (8.18 %) 4 (3.17 %) 0.05 0.37 0.13 to 1.03
Endocrine/Electrolyte/Hematologic abnormality 61 (7.03 %) 11 (8.73 %) 0.49 1.27 0.65 to 2.48
Other cardiopulmonary disease 59 (6.80 %) 11 (8.73 %) 0.43 1.31 0.67 to 2.57
Renal failure 21 (2.42 %) 2 (1.59 %) 0.58 0.65 0.15 to 2.81
Pre-syncope/Syncope 17 (1.96 %) 3 (2.38 %) 0.75 1.22 0.35 to 4.23
Musculoskeletal 39 (4.45 %) 8 (6.35 %) 0.36 1.44 0.66 to 3.16
Cellulitis 19 (2.19 %) 4 (3.17) 0.49 1.47 0.49 to 4.38
Pain/Weakness 23 (2.65 %) 2 (1.59 %) 0.48 0.59 0.14 to 2.54
Other diagnoses 106 (12.21 %) 12 (9.52 %) 0.38 0.76 0.40 to 1.42