Table 4

Factors associated with the duration of hospitalization in non-intubated patients

Variablesβ-coefficient95% CIsP value
MP vs SOC−4.91−8.75 to -1.070.01
Age0.07−0.09 to 0.250.37
Female vs male0.50−4.06 to 5.080.82
Smoking (past vs no)−2.72−8.2 to 2.740.31
Smoking (current vs no)7.43−1.13 to 16.010.08
Mini-mental test score−1.14−2.39 to 0.100.07
  • Linear regression analysis.

  • MP, methylprednisolone pulse; SOC, standard of care.