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Table 3 Risk factors for in-hospital mortality in patients with P. aeruginosa nosocomial bloodstream infection.

From: Comparison of the systemic inflammatory response syndrome between monomicrobial and polymicrobial Pseudomonas aeruginosa nosocomial bloodstream infections

VARIABLES Died (n = 45) Recovered (n = 53) Univariate analysis Multivariate analysis
  N % N % OR CI 95% OR CI 95%
Age >60 years 18 40.0 18 34.0 1.3 0.6–2.9   
Burn injury 12 26.7 5 9.4 3.5 1.1–10.8 3.2 0.6–18.2
Diabetes mellitus 10 22.2 12 22.6 0.9 0.4–2.5   
Gastrointestinal complication 6 13.3 14 26.4 0.4 0.1–1.2   
Neoplasia 11 24.4 9 17.0 1.6 0.6–4.2   
APACHE II score ≥20 at BSI onset 41 91.1 24 45.3 12.7 3.9–39.5 9.7 1.9–47.9
Charlson score ≥3 17 37.8 10 18.9 2.6 1.0–6.5 2.7 0.7–10.1
Respiratory failure 39 86.7 34 64.2 3.6 1.3–10.1 1.4 0.3–7.2
Cardiovascular failure 26 57.8 11 10.8 5.2 2.1–12.7 2.6 0.7–9.3
Renal failure 25 55.6 14 26.4 3.5 1.5–8.1 1.3 0.4–4.2
Hematologic failure 26 57.8 6 11.3 10.7 3.8–30.2 16.9 3.9–73.2
Hepatic failure 8 17.8 4 7.5 2.6 0.7–9.5   
Inadequate antibiotic therapy 26 57.8 29 54.7 1.1 0.7–1.7   
Imipenem resistant P. aeruginosa 16 35.6 10 18.9 2.37 0.9–5.9   
Polymicrobial infection 8 17.8 13 24.5 0.7 0.2–1.8