Table 2.

Multivariable Risk Factor Equation for Pediatric Cardiac Surgery In-hospital Deaths in New York State, 1992–1995

Patient Risk FactorLogistic Regression
Odds RatioP Value
Demographic
Age
 <90 Days2.317<.0001
 90 Days to 1 year1.958<.0001
Comorbidities
 Severe cyanosis or hypoxia1.973<.0001
 Arterial pH <7.25 preop2.107.0009
 Significant extracardiac anomalies2.040<.0001
 Pulmonary hypertension1.796<.0001
Complexity category
 II2.898<.0001
 III5.316<.0001
 IV9.311<.0001
  • Intercept = −4.8396.

    C Statistic = 0.818.

    Hosmer-Lemeshow statistic = 8.62; (P = .376).