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Table 4 Multivariate binary logistic regression analysis on independent prognostic factors for better outcome measured as absolute hearing gain ≥ 10 dB

From: Prognostic impact of standard laboratory values on outcome in patients with sudden sensorineural hearing loss

Parameter B S.E. Wald p Odds ratio 95% CI lower 95% CI upper
First SSNHL -1.280 0.445 8.291 0.004 3.597 1.506 8.621
Low-frequency type 1.238 0.692 3.205 0.073 3.450 0.889 13.389
Quick lower than reference value 0.388 0.669 0.337 0.562 1.474 0.397 5.469
Fibrinogen high (hyperfibrinogenemia) -0.967 0.451 4.595 0.032 2.631 1.086 6,369
Interval between onset and therapy begin <4 days 0.912 0.375 5.915 0.015 2.489 1.194 5.191
Initial hearing loss ≥60 dB -1.482 0.463 10.243 0.001 4.406 1.776 10.869
  1. p values in bold are p values below 0.05, i.e. significant p values.