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Table 5 The influence of different electrolytes disorders for postoperative delirium

From: Electrolyte disorders and aging: risk factors for delirium in patients undergoing orthopedic surgeries

  Delirium Non-delirium P-value ORa 95% CIb
Cases 75 507
Potassium disorder 8 (10.7%) 27 (5.3%) 0.07 2.123 (0.926, 4.865)
Sodium disorder 20 (26.7%) 54 (10.7%) 0.00 3.051 (1.700, 5.472)
Chlorine disorder 3 (4.0%) 53 (10.5%) 0.08 0.375 (0.109, 1.173)
Calcium disorder 42 (56.0%) 198 (39.1%) 0.01 1.986 (1.217, 3.241)
  1. aOdds ratio
  2. b95% confidence interval