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Table 3 Odds comparison of peritonitis resolution by logistic regression analysis (Model 1).

From: The role of virulence factors in the outcome of staphylococcal peritonitis in CAPD patients

Factor Log (Odds) p Odds ratio
(95% CI)
Age (birth to 20 years/>60 years) -0.0510 0.96  
Age (21 to 40 years/>60 years) 1.7097 0.09  
Age (41 to 59 years/>60 years) 0.7511 0.84  
Gender (male/female) 1.2523 0.19  
Race (Caucasian/non-Caucasian) -0.0818 0.92  
Diabetes mellitus (no/yes) -0.6709 0.12  
System (standard/double bag) 1.2585 0.22  
Treatment time on CAPD    
   <1 year 0.2074 0.89  
   >1 year 0.9547 0.21  
Treatment with vancomycin    
   Oxacillin susceptible/oxacillin resistant -0.1070 0.89  
No treatment with vancomycin    
   Oxacillin susceptible/oxacillin resistant 1.9440 0.01 137 (3.0; 6,202.4)
Etiological agent    
   S. epidermidis/S. aureus 2.2548 0.02 9.5 (1.3; 69.6)
   Other CoNS/S. epidermidis -1.6113 0.08  
Slime production (no/yes) 4.2139 0.001 68 (5.0; 914.8)
  1. CoNS: coagulase-negative staphylococci; CI: 95% Confidence Interval for the true Odds Ratio.