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Table 4 Result of multiple linear regresssion for detected oral streptococci

From: The significance of oral streptococci in patients with pneumonia with risk factors for aspiration: the bacterial floral analysis of 16S ribosomal RNA gene using bronchoalveolar lavage fluid

   b SE (b)  β p-value
Age>80 6.61 4.62 0.109 0.154
Residence in a nursing home or long-term care facility −3.28 6.4 −0.044 0.609
ECOG PS of premorbid condition>3 17.52 5.96 0.256 <0.001
Presence of the risk factor for aspiration 5.69 4.54 0.097 0.211
History of pneumonia within the previous 1 year 10.36 4.88 0.155 0.035
  1. b: raw (unstandardised) regression coefficient, SE standard error of b coefficient