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Table 3 Multivariable analysis of independent risk factors for mortality

From: Empiric guideline-recommended weight-based vancomycin dosing and mortality in methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus bacteremia: a retrospective cohort study

Variable Odds Ratio 95% Confidence interval
Guideline-Recommended Vancomycin Dosing 0.71 0.33-1.55
Intensive Care Unit Admission 6.14 2.46-15.35
Age of 53 years or greater 5.58 1.88-16.51
Pitt Bacteremia Score of four or greater 2.93 1.21-7.09
Nephrotoxicity 2.29 1.05-4.97
Vancomycin trough of 15 mcg/ml or greater 1.24 0.56-2.75