UCLA Department of Statistics

Neonatal Candidiasis Risk Factors

Methodology: Logistic regression
Client affiliation: UCLA Medical Center, Pediatric Infectious Diseases Clinic

Medical researchers are studying the effect of treatment delay and various other factors in neonatal candidiasis. We conducted logistic regression analysis to determine how treatment delay and other various factors affect the likelihood of survival of the subject. We also investigated the relationship between these factors and the outcome when patients whose only culture was from a respiratory source were excluded from the analysis.


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