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Table 6 Association between serum electrolytes 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 (%)
Hyperkalemia
 Yes 2 (9.5 %) 19 (90.5 %) 0.32 (0.07–1.44) 0.138
 No 40 (24.7 %) 122 (75.3 %)
Hypokalemia
 Yes 4 (57.1 %) 3 (42.9 %) 4.84 (1.04–22.57) 0.045
 No 38 (21.6 %) 138 (78.4 %)
Hypernatremia
 Yes 13 (32.5 %) 27 (67.5 %) 1.88 (0.87–4.07) 0.110
 No 30 (20.4 %) 117 (79.6 %)
Hyponatremia
 Yes 9 (16.4 %) 46 (83.6 %) 0.56 (0.25–1.27) 0.168
 No 34 (25.8 %) 98 (74.2 %)
Hypermagnesemia
 Yes 9 (21.4 %) 33 (78.6 %) 0.84 (0.36–1.95) 0.678
 No 30 (24.6 %) 92 (75.4 %)