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Table 1 The association of the outcomes with the symptoms and the viral load in EVD patients

From: Clinical presentations and outcomes of patients with Ebola virus disease in Freetown, Sierra Leone

Variable Univariate P Multivariate Variable Univariate P Multivariate
P-value OR (95 % CI) P-value OR (95.0 % CI)
Gender 0.368    Age 0.641   
Fever 0.223    Diarrhea 0.249   
Weakness 0.201    Cough 0.524   
Chest pain 0.469    Headache 0.300   
Difficult swallowing 0.478    Sore throat 0.481   
Pain behind eyes 0.210    Muscle pain 0.619   
Skin rash 0.520    Hiccups 0.237   
Loss of appetite 0.165    Joint pain 0.177   
Confusion *0.000 *0.010 4.150 (1.401–12.293) Jaundice *0.032 0.198 1,513 (0.806–2.843)
Abdominal pain *0.000 *0.003 2.597 (1.387–4.865) Vomiting *0.000 *0.004 2,400 (1.319–4.368)
Viral load *0.000 *0.005 1.406 (1.108–1.784) Conjunctivitis *0.004 *0.035 2.058 (1.052–4.024)
  1. Logistic regression model was used for the univariate analysis. *P < 0.05