Volume 15, Number 3—March 2009
Meeting the Challenge of Influenza Pandemic Preparedness in Developing Countries
|Investigator (reference)||Study design and population||Principal outcome||Adjusted odds ratio (95% CI) or % reduction (p value)|
|van der Garde et al. (17)
||Case–control diabetes patients, 4,719/15,322
|Schlienger et al. (18)||Case–control, 1,227/4,734||Pneumonia hospitalization||0.63 (0.46–0.88)|
|30-day pneumonia mortality rate
|Mortensen et al. (19)
||Retrospective cohort, 1,566/7,086
||30-day pneumonia mortality rate
|Chalmers et al. (20)
||Prospective cohort, 257/750
||30-day pneumonia mortality rate
||0.46 (0.25– 0.85)
|Thomsen et al. (21)
||Retrospective cohort, 1,372/28,528
||30-day pneumonia mortality rate
|Majumdar et al. (22)||Prospective cohort, 325/3,090||Hospital mortality rate and ICU admission (adjusted for administrative data)||0.88 (0.63–1.22)|
|Hospital mortality rate and ICU admission (adjusted for age, propensity score, clinical data, and functional status)
|Choi et al. (23)||Randomized controlled trial, ICU treatment; 33 with atorvastatin and 34 controls||ICU mortality rate||45.4 (0.08)|
|Hospital mortality rate||51.2 (0.026)|
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