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Table 5 Multivariate logistic regression of first-week mortality with comorbidity adjustment by Charlson

From: Results of an early intervention programme for patients with bacteraemia: analysis of prognostic factors and mortality

Variables β p Relative risk 95% C.I.
Lower Lower
Age 0.028 <0.001 1.029 1.012 1.045
Type of infection
 Treatment-related   0.038 1.000   
 healthcare-associated −0.054 0.833 0.947 0.572 1.568
 Nosocomial 0.625 0.029 1.868 1.065 3.276
Source of infection
 Absent    1.000   
 Present 0.892 0.009 2.440 1.252 4.756
Treatment modification
 Change to another drug   <0.001 1.000   
 Extension of duration −0.938 0.382 0.391 0.048 3.210
 No change 0.911 <0.001 2.487 1.585 3.904
Charlson
 0–2    1.000   
  ≥ 3 0.985 <0.001 2.678 1.706 4.204