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Table 3 Factors associated with 30-day mortality by univariate analysis in candidemic patients

From: Surveillance study of species distribution, antifungal susceptibility and mortality of nosocomial candidemia in a tertiary care hospital in China

  30-day outcome  
Variable Survived N = 97 Died N = 34 P -value
Median age, years (range) 61 (0-88) 69 (0-73) 0.58
Gender (male:female) 68:29 23:11 0.889
In the ICU at diagnosis, n (%) 30 (30.9) 9 (26.5) 0.457
Mechanical ventilation, n (%) 10 (10.3) 7 (20.6) 0.109
Parenteral nutrition, n (%) 43 (44.3) 18 (52.9) 0.952
Complicated abdominal surgery, n (%) 21 (21.6) 14 (41.2) 0.019
Presence of CVC, n (%) 34 (35.1) 27 (79.4) <0.001
Receipt of corticosteroids, n (%) 53 (54.6) 23 (67.6) 0.397
Neutropenia, n (%) 2 (2.1) 4 (11.8) 0.015
Species, n (%)    
C. albicans 25 (25.8) 6 (17.6) 0.508
C. tropicalis 21 (21.6) 17 (50.0) 0.002
C. parapsilosis 19 (19.6) 5 (14.7) 0.444
C. glabrata 8 (8.2) 3 (8.8) 0.928
C. krusei 2 (2.1) 1 (2.9) 0.575
Treatment with antibiotics, n (%) 57 (58.8) 23 (67.6) 0.600
Treatment with fluconazole, n (%) 51 (52.6) 10 (29.4) 0.019
  1. ICU intensive care unit, CVC central venous catheter.