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Table 3 Multivariable analysis to identify the risk factors for true bacteremia in the 351 cellulitis cases

From: Development of a prediction model for bacteremia in hospitalized adults with cellulitis to aid in the efficient use of blood cultures: a retrospective cohort study

Variables OR 95 % CI p-value
Age ≥65 years 3.924 1.524–10.104 0.05
Duration after onset of disease, prior to admission (days) 0.998 0.885–1.125 0.977
Purulent group 1.899 0.629–5.734 0.256
Liver cirrhosis 6.760 1.805–25.316 0.05
SIRS 15.182 4.802–47.997 <0.001
Involvement of non-lower extremities 3.994 1.504–10.603 0.05
WBC 0.948 0.874–1.029 0.204
CRP 1.006 0.954–1.060 0.836
  1. CI confidence interval, CRP C-reactive protein, OR odds ratio, SIRS systemic inflammatory response syndrome, WBC white blood cell count