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Table 4 Prognostic factors of mortality by logistic regression analyses

From: Surveillance on secular trends of incidence and mortality for device–associated infection in the intensive care unit setting at a tertiary medical center in Taiwan, 2000–2008: A retrospective observational study

Variables Within 30-day mortality In-hospital mortality
  OR 95% CI P -value OR 95% CI P -value
Device-associated infection (yes/no) 2.51 1.99-3.17 <0.001 2.61 2.10-3.25 <0.001
APACHE II (every score) 1.05 1.04-1.06 <0.001 1.05 1.04-1.06 <0.001
Service (medical/surgical) 1.64 1.44-1.88 <0.001 1.68 1.40-1.96 <0.001
Length of stay after the onset of infection (every day) 1.04 1.03-1.05 <0.001 1.02 1.01-1.03 <0.001
Serum albumin (< 2.5 g/dL) 1.57 1.38-1.79 <0.001 1.57 1.37-1.78 <0.001
Blood creatinine ( >1.5 mg/dL) 1.68 1.44-1.96 <0.001 1.68 1.44-1.95 <0.001
Neoplasms (yes/no) 1.52 1.30-1.77 <0.001 1.44 1.24-1.68 <0.001
Hemodialysis whenever during ICU stay (yes/no) 1.38 1.15-1.77 0.001 1.38 1.16-1.65 <0.001
  1. OR, Odds Ratio; CI, Confidence interval; APACHE, Acute Physiology and Chronic Health Evaluation.