Table 4

Effect of pneumonia on functional outcome

Study

No. of patients

Outcome

(modified Rankin Scale)

OR

(95% CI)

Correction for

confounders


Vermeij et al [1]

521

> 2 at discharge

> 2 at 1 year

9.5 (1.7-52)

10.95 (2.2-46)

Yes

Hong et al [18]

1254

3-6 at 3 months

4.44 (2.20-8.99)

Yes

Huang et al [46]

66

< 3 at 1 month

0.50 (0.38-0.64)

No

Ovbiagele [16]

663

0-3 at discharge

0.16 (0.09-0.29)

Yes

Aslanyan et al [14]

1455

≥ 2 at 3 months

3.4 (1.4-8.3)

Yes


Westendorp et al. BMC Neurology 2011 11:110   doi:10.1186/1471-2377-11-110

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