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Table 2 Multivariate analysis of variables associated with mortality in patients with community-onset bloodstream infections

From: Reappraisal of the outcome of healthcare-associated and community-acquired bacteramia: a prospective cohort study

  β coefficient OR (95% CI) P value
Mortality at day 14
Healthcare-associated bacteremia 0.06 1.06 (0.52–2.14) 0.86
Charlson index 0.32 1.37 (1.16–1.63) <0.001
Presentation with severe sepsis or shock 1.74 5.70 (2.13–15.23) 0.001
Urinary tract source -1.85 0.15 (0.05–0.44) <0.001
Inappropriate empirical therapy 1.18 3.33 (1.42-7.69) 0.005
Mortality at day 30
Healthcare-associated bacteremia -1.75 0.83 (0.45–1.57) 0.57
Age 0.02 1.02 (1.00–1.04) 0.01
Charlson index 0.34 1.41 (1.22–1.63) <0.001
Pitt score ≥ 2 0.16 1.18- (0.99–1.41) 0.06
Presentation with severe sepsis or shock 1.20 3.32 (1.35–8.14) 0.009
Urinary tract source -1.68 0.18 (0.07–0.45) <0.001
Inappropriate empirical therapy 0.69 2.00 (0.95-4.34) 0.07