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Table 3 Significant factors associated with attributable death by univariate and multivariate analysis.

From: Clinical features and outcome of sporadic serogroup W135 disease Taiwan

Factors Univariate OR (95% CI) P Multivariate* OR (95% CI) P
Age > 16 0.4(0.1–1.1) 0.081   
Male Sex 2.6(0.9–7.6) 0.067   
Pure bacteremia 11.4(3.0–43.2) <0.001 76.7(8.8–672.0) <0.001
Serogroup W135 0.8(0.2–2.8) 0.746   
Serogroup B 0.8(0.3–2.2) 0.658   
Steroid use 3.9(0.5–30.0) 0.186   
Malignancy 0.7(0.1–6.5) 0.762   
Any underlying disease 0.7(0.2–2.3) 0.573   
Fever>40°C 0.4(0.1–3.6) 0.433   
Hypothermia < 36°C 3.8(1.0–14.0) 0.050   
Diarrhea 1.8(0.4–9.0) 0.474   
Nausea or vomiting 1.1(0.4–3.0) 0.883   
Myalgia or arthragia 0.7(0.2–2.2) 0.543   
Altered mental status 7.0(2.1–23.6) 0.001 44.2(5.7–340.8) <0.001
Purpura or petechia 4.2(1.4–12.2) 0.008 6.4(1.2–34.8) 0.031
WBC < 10,000/mm3 6.0(1.9–18.7) 0.002   
Platelet < 100,000/mm3 5.7(1.9–16.8) 0.002   
Systolic BP < 85 mmHg 5.2(1.5–17.4) 0.008   
  1. *Logistic regression after adjusting for age (forward Wald method).