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Table 2 In-hospital deaths

From: Epidemiology and recent trends of severe sepsis in Spain: a nationwide population-based analysis (2006-2011)

Characteristic Cases (%) Case-fatality (% severe sepsis) Bivariate OR (CI 95%) Multivariate OR (CI 95%)
Sex     
Men 59424 (57) 42.4 Reference group Reference group
Women 44037(43) 43.7 1.06 (1.04, 1.07) 1.12 (1.10, 1.14)
Age-group     
<18 y 3211 (3) 17.8 Reference group Reference group
18-64 y 22588 (22) 34.9 2.48 (2.38, 2.59) 1.56 (1.49, 1.63)
>64 y 77665 (75) 49.1 4.48 (4.30, 4.66) 3.20 (3.06, 3.33)
Charlson index     
0 26540 (26) 33.7 Reference group Reference group
1-2 45287 (44) 45.1 1.61 (1.58, 1.64) 1.34 (1.31, 1.37)
3-4 18331 (18) 48.4 1.84 (1.79, 1.89) 1.57 (1.52, 1.61)
>4 13306 (13) 55.8 2.48 (2.41, 2.55) 2.58 (2.50, 2.66)
Diagnostic categories     
Surgical 27655 (26.7) 44.4 Reference group Reference group
Medical 75809 (73.3) 42.4 0.93 (0.91, 0.94) 1.03 (1.01, 1.06)
Identified pathogens     
No 40151 (78.9) 45.6 Reference group Reference group
Yes 21793 (21.1) 35.2 0.65 (0.63, 0.66) 0.63 (0.62, 0.65)
No. of organ system dysfunctions     
1 43023 (41.6) 33.4 Reference group Reference group
2 29712 (28.7) 47.3 1.78 (1.75, 1.82) 1.88 (1.84, 1.92)
≥3 30729 (29.7) 62.6 3.34 (3.26, 3.41) 3.89 (3.80, 3.98)
  1. General characteristics, case-fatality and risk.
  2. OR, odds ratio; CI 95%, 95% confidence interval.