Table 3

Multivariable associations between positive result on COVID-19 screening tool and positive COVID-19 RT-PCR test

Adjusted OR (95% CI)*†Patients included in each analysis
Symptomatic per NTS2.79 (1.84 to 4.22)558
Symptomatic per ED ROS2.13 (1.45 to 3.12)630
Moderate/high attending physician PA4.61 (3.01 to 7.06)624
  • *Each tool was considered individually in these analyses.

  • †Analyses were adjusted for age, sex and race/ethnicity.

  • NTS, nursing triage screen; PA, probability assessment; ROS, review of systems; RT-PCR, reverse transcription PCR.