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Table 4 Results of Cox analyses examining risk factors for mortality associated with bacteraemia due to Gram-negative bacilli.

From: Altered blood glucose concentration is associated with risk of death among patients with community-acquired Gram-negative rod bacteremia

Mortality risk factor HR (95% CI) p value
   Charlson index ≥3 2.04 (1.12-3.69) 0.02
   Urinary origin 0.44 (0.23-0.82) 0.01
   Lung origin 4.14 (1.54-11.08) 0.005
   Polymicrobial bacteremia 2.6 (1.28-5.28) 0.008
   Adequate empirical treatment 0.43 (0.23-0.79) 0.006
   Shock 9.31 (3.42-25.38) <0.001
   Blood glucose category (high vs low risk) 4.26 (1.4-12.9) 0.01
  1. HR: hazard ratio