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Table 2 Independent factors associated with Pseudomonas aeruginosa bacteremia in cirrhotic patients on the basis of a multivariate logistic regression analysis a

From: Pseudomonas aeruginosa bacteremia in patients with liver cirrhosis: a comparison with bacteremia caused by Enterobacteriaceae

Variable Adjusted odd ratios (95% CI) P
Age 0.96 (0.93 - 0.99) 0.03
Nosocomial acquisitionb 3.87 (1.50 - 9.94) <0.01
Biliary disease 4.79 (1.92 - 10.47) <0.01
Immunosuppressive drug 3.10 (1.23 - 7.82) 0.02
  1. aVariables with P <0.1 in the univariate analysis were included in the multivariate logistic regression analysis.
  2. bIncludes both nosocomial bacteremia and healthcare-associated bacteremia.
  3. Abbreviation: CI confidence interval.