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Table 3 Uni- and multivariate analysis of risk factors associated with in-hospital death from S aureus meningitis.

From: Haematogenous Staphylococcus aureus meningitis. A 10-year nationwide study of 96 consecutive cases

  Univariate HR (95% CI) Multivariate HR (95% CI) p value (Multivariate)
Age, > 65 years 2.65 (1.47–4.78) 1.57 (0.79–3.13) 0.20
Comorbidity 5.13 (2.03–12.96) 3.45 (1.15–10.30) 0.03
Intravenous drug use 0.31 (0.10–0.99) 0.64 (0.16–2.53) 0.53
Critical illness (Pitt score > 3) 2.58 (1.37–4.93) 2.14 (1.09–4.19) 0.03
  1. HR: hazard ratio. CI: confidence interval. Cox regression with all variables foced into the model. HRs are adjusted with all variables including in the model.