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Table 2 Multivariate analysis of predictive factors for unfavorable outcomes in patients with tuberculous pericarditis

From: Predictive factors for unfavorable outcomes of tuberculous pericarditis in human immunodeficiency virus–uninfected patients in an intermediate tuberculosis burden country

Variables OR (95% CI) P-value
Large PE 5.974 (1.811–19.703) .003
Cardiovascular disease 0.255 (0.089–0.733) .011
Hypoalbuminemiaa 4.905 (1.443–16.667) .011
Dyspnea 2.792 (0.852–9.145) .090
Male 2.063 (0.745–5.713) .163
  1. OR odds ratio, CI confidence interval, PE pericardial effusion
  2. adefined as serum albumin concentration below 3.0 g/dL