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Table 5 Factors associated with death risk in patients with candidemia (N = 115)

From: Evaluation of Candida bloodstream infection and antifungal utilization in a tertiary care hospital

Factors OR (95% CI) P value
Age (years) 1.04 (1.01; 1.08) 0.005
Treatment with antifungal (days) 0.95 (0.91; 0.99) 0.022
Time in ICU (days) 1.03 (1.01; 1.07) 0.020
Use of vasoactive drugs (Yes) 3.90 (1.18; 14.43) 0.031
Use of chemotherapy (Yes) 6.88 (1.37; 40.17) 0.023
Hemodialysis (Yes) 3.19 (1.11; 9.86) 0.035
Positive blood culture even when using antifungal drug (Yes) 4.20 (1.25; 15.86) 0.026
  1. In parentheses, the 95% Confidence Interval (95% CI). OR odds ratio obtained by multiple logistic regression model
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