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Table 5 Association between clinical-demographic variables and first degree A-V block in children with congenital heart disease

From: Prevalence of arrhythmias among children below 15 years of age with congenital heart diseases attending Mulago National Referral Hospital, Uganda

Variable First Degree A-V Block Unadjusted OR (95 % CI) p-value
  Yes, n (%) No, n (%)
Age
 ≤5 years 22 (15.3 %) 122 (84.7 %) 0.21 (0.10–0.44) <0.001
 > 5 years 22 (46.8 %) 25 (53.2 %)
Type of heart disease
 Cyanotic 11 (20.4 %) 43 (79.6 %) 0.81 (0.37–1.74) 0.583
 Acyanotic 33 (24.1 %) 104 (75.9 %)
Heart failure
 Mod/severe 20 (26.3 %) 56 (73.7 %) 1.35 (0.69–2.67) 0.382
 No/mild 24 (20.9 %) 91 (79.1 %)
Digoxin use
 Yes 17 (34 %) 33 (66 %) 2.18 (1.06–4.47) 0.034
 No 27 (19.2 %) 114 (80.8 %)