TABLE 4

Pooled ORs and Statistical Heterogeneity of Clinical Sings Predictive for Health Care–Associated Bloodstream Infection in the 2 Studies Including Exclusively Low Gestational Age (<34 weeks)

PredictorPooled OR95% CIPHeterogeneity (I2), %Studies/ Neonates, n
Apnea/bradycardia1.661.06–2.61.0280.02/319
Feeding intolerance1.150.70–1.89.590.02/319
Grunting0.880.43–1.80.720.02/319
Irritability0.880.38–2.04.770.02/319
Lethargy4.252.50–7.21<.0010.02/319
Pallor2.041.31–3.20.0020.02/319
Poor peripheral perfusion2.681.54–4.66<.0010.02/319
Tachycardia1.330.48–3.70.5850.02/319
Tachypnea1.580.93–2.68.090.02/319