TABLE 2

Predictors of Infants With Significant Bilirubin Overestimation in an African Population After Multivariate Logistic Regression

FactorsTcB–TSB ≥2 mg/dL; Adjusted OR (95% CI)TcB–TSB ≥3 mg/dL; Adjusted OR (95% CI)TcB–TSB ≥4 mg/dL; Adjusted OR (95% CI)
Postnatal age, h
 0–48ReferenceReferenceReference
 48.1–961.41 (1.16–1.66)1.49 (1.23–1.75)1.51 (1.20–1.81)
 96.1–1202.00 (1.32–2.68)1.91 (1.31–2.51)1.70 (1.10–2.30)
Feeding mode
 FormulaReferenceReferenceReference
 Exclusive breast milk1.96 (1.18–2.74)1.66 (0.94–2.37)1.62 (0.71–2.53)
 Breast milk with formula1.90 (0.68–3.12)1.80 (0.74–2.85)1.56 (0.37–2.75)
TcB equipment
 BiliChekReferenceReferenceReference
 JM-1031.55 (1.28–1.81)2.00 (1.65–2.35)2.00 (1.51–2.49)
  • OR adjusted for all factors including G6PD status, TSB level, and interaction term: feeding mode*TSB. All models based on 2107 measurements from 1553 infants by using generalized estimating equations.