Table 4

Age adjusted ORs for each NEWS category for admission to ICU within 2 days, 30-day mortality, and combined endpoint (ICU and/or mortality)

VariableReference groupLevelp ValueOR95% CI
LowerUpper
ICU (within 2 days)
 Age (continuous covariate)0.000.960.950.97
  NEWS category0–40.00
5–60.591.220.592.54
7–80.042.011.023.97
9–200.005.763.2210.31
Mortality (30 days)
 Age (continuous covariate)0.001.041.031.05
  NEWS category0–40.00
5–60.011.951.213.14
7–80.002.261.423.61
9–200.005.643.708.60
Combined (ICU and/or mortality)
 Age (continuous covariate)0.011.011.001.02
  NEWS category0–40.00
5–60.011.721.142.60
7–80.002.171.453.25
9–200.005.784.028.31
  • NEWS categories: 0–4 (N=529), 5–6 (N=459), 7–8 (N=450), 9–20 (N=565).

  • ICU, intensive care unit; NEWS, national early warning score.