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Table 4 Associated factors with the bacterial meningitis mortality.

From: Community acquired bacterial meningitis in Cuba: a follow up of a decade

Variables Deceased Survivor Odds ratio 95% Confidence Interval P-value
Pensioned 271 222 6.75 5.50-8.28 0.0000
Imprisoned 7 10 4.04 1.51-10.79 0.0052
Housewife 309 434 4.03 3.38-4.81 0.0000
Unemployed 76 114 3.66 2.69-4.99 0.0000
Other identified bacteria 109 223 2.01 1.55 - 2.61 0.0000
S. pneumoniae 389 742 1.87 1.59 - 2.20 0.0000
  1. Logistic regression analysis, Cuba 1998-2007