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Table 4 Multivariable analysis of predictive factors of 60-day mortality in elderly CAP patients (n = 3, 011)

From: Effects of age, comorbidity and adherence to current antimicrobial guidelines on mortality in hospitalized elderly patients with community-acquired pneumonia

Predictive factors OR 95%CI p value
Long-term bedridden status 2.1 1.2–3.8 0.009
Congestive heart failure 2.1 1.1–4.11 0.031
CURB-65 1.9 1.5–2.4 < 0.001
Glucose 1.06 1.01–1.12 0.037
Heart rate 1.04 1.01–1.07 0.010
Age 1.01 1.01–1.03 0.013
SaO2 0.98 0.96–0.99 0.023
Albumin 0.94 0.90–0.97 < 0.001
  1. Abbreviations: WBC white blood cell, SaO 2 arterial oxygen saturation
  2. Loss to follow-up for patients was 62 cases. Data on empirical antimicrobial regimens in 49 patients were missing. Three patients in the general ward who were administered antifungal agents and 6 patients in the ICU who were administered antipseudomonal β-lactam plus antifungal agents were ruled out