Table 4.

Predictors of Pulmonary Crackles Determined by Logistic Regression Analysis

ParameterOR95% CIP Value
BNP = serum B-type natriuretic peptide; CI = confidence interval, OR = odds ratio.
Age per 10 years3.232.22–4.70<.001
Venous insufficiency1.020.499–2.08.961
Leg edema1.430.597–3.41.425
Serum creatinine1.290.314–5.26.727
BNP0.9970.981–1.01.731