Table 4

Multivariable logistic regression for the risk of pulmonary complications and mortality based on alcohol use disorder diagnosis in patients with traumatic rib fractures

OR95% CIP value
Alcohol use disorder*
 Pneumonia or VAP1.821.24 to 2.680.002
 ARDS0.570.24 to 1.390.216
 Pneumothorax0.510.22 to 0.780.002
 Mortality1.120.53 to 2.340.771
  • *Adjusted for age (as continuous variable), sex, race, and smoking status.

  • ARDS, adult respiratory distress syndrome; VAP, ventilator-associated pneumonia.