Table 7

Factors associated with undetected delirium (Characteristics of delirium)

T1 (N = 109)


Variables

Delirium detected [missing values]

Odds Ratio [90% CI]


No n = 95 (87.2%)

Yes n = 14 (12.8%)


Severity of delirium (DI)

Severe

27 (28.4%)

6 (42.9%)

0.6 [0.1–3.7]

Moderate

60 (63.2%)

7 (50.0%)

1.1 [0.2–6.9]

Mild

8 (8.4%)

1 (7.1%)

1.0

Forms of delirium

[12]

[2]

Hypoactive

11 (13.2%)

0 (0.0%)

3.3 [0.5–139.8]1

Mixed

28 (33.7%)

6 (50.0%)

0.6 [0.2–1.8]

Without a motor component

6 (7.2%)

1 (8.3%)

0.6 [0.1–4.3]

Hyperactive

38 (45.8%)

5 (41.7%)

1.0


1 In the case of forms of delirium, quasi-complete separation of the data was observed. See statistical analysis details in the method section.

Voyer et al. BMC Nursing 2008 7:4   doi:10.1186/1472-6955-7-4

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