Table 2.

ORs in patients with AKI compared with no AKI

% (n)% (n)OR (CI)P
Acute malnutritionNormalModerate/severe
 No AKI86.3 (88)13.7 (14)1
 Risk72.7 (32)27.3 (12)2.4 (0.99–5.6)0.05
 Injury/failure66.7 (14)33.3 (7)3.1 (1.1–9.1)0.03
Chronic malnutrition
 No AKI82.4 (84)17.6 (18)1
 Risk63.6 (28)36.4 (16)2.7 (1.2–5.9)0.02
 Injury/failure76.2 (16)23.8 (5)1.5 (0.5–4.5)0.51
PRISM III≤6>7
 No AKI71.2 (74)28.8 (30)1
 Risk52.3 (23)47.7 (21)2.3 (1.1–4.7)0.03
 Injury/failure38.1 (8)61.9 (13)4.0 (1.5–10.7)0.01
PELOD≤21>22
 No AKI98.0 (100)2.0 (2)1
 Risk93.2 (41)6.8 (3)3.7 (0.6–22.7)0.17
 Injury/failure81.0 (17)19.0 (4)11.8 (2.0–69.3)0.01
Hospital LOS≤14>15
 No AKI61.8 (63)38.2 (39)1
 Risk52.3 (23)47.7 (21)1.5 (0.7–3.0)0.29
 Injury/failure33.3 (7)66.7 (14)3.2 (1.2–8.7)0.02
SurvivalAliveDied
 No AKI97.1 (99)2.9 (3)1
 Risk100 (44)0 (0)
 Injury/failure85.7 (18)14.3 (3)5.5 (1.0–29.4)0.05
  • Moderate/severe wasting is weight for age <2 z-scores below normal. Moderate/severe stunting is height for age <2 z-scores below normal, using the 2000 Centers for Disease Control and Prevention growth charts. OR, odds ratio; CI, confidence interval; PRISM III, Pediatric Risk of Mortality Score; PELOD, Pediatric Logistic Organ Dysfunction; LOS, length of hospital stay.