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Table 3 Treatment complications.

From: Treatment course and outcomes following drug and alcohol-related traumatic injuries

A. Treatment complications associated with alcohol-related visits
Complication Number of Incidents Odds Ratio 1 (95% CI)
   Aspiration Pneumonia 931 1.65 (1.45,1.89)
   Intra-abdominal Abscess 168 1.38 (1.01,1.88)
   Hypothermia 394 1.29 (1.05,1.59)
   Wound Infection 1,112 1.15 (1.03,1.31)
   Pneumonia 4,889 1.09 (1.02,1.15)
B. Treatment complications associated with drug-related visits
Complication Number of Incidents Odds Ratio 1 (95% CI)
   Pulmonary Embolus 651 2.03 (1.73,2.40)
   Wound Infection 1,112 2.01 (1.78,2.28)
   Hypothermia 394 1.99 (1.62,2.46)
   Skin Breakdown 683 1.77 (1.51,2.07)
   Compartment Syndrome 663 1.66 (1.42,1.95)
   Aspiration Pneumonia 931 1.59 (1.40,1.83)
   Pneumonia 4,889 1.53 (1.44,1.62)
   Pneumothorax 916 1.46 (1.28,1.67)
   DVT (lower extremity) 1,619 1.42 (1.28,1.57)
   Empyema 282 1.42 (1.12,1.81)
   Urinary Tract Infection 3,060 1.28 (1.19,1.37)
   Bacteremia 1,038 1.24 (1.09,1.40)
C. Treatment complications associated with alcohol-and-drug related visits
Complication Number of Incidents Odds Ratio 1 (95% CI)
   Aspiration Pneumonia 931 1.76 (1.53,2.03)
   Hypothermia 394 1.58 (1.27,1.97)
   Intra-abdominal Abscess 168 1.59 (1.15,2.20)
   Pneumonia 4,889 1.22 (1.14,1.30)
   Pneumothorax 916 1.36 (1.18,1.58)
   Skin Breakdown 683 1.32 (1.10,1.58)
   Wound Infection 1,112 1.45 (1.27,1.66)
  1. 1. All odds ratios are significant at the α = 0.01 level.