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Table 4 Cox proportional hazards model of factors associated with all-cause in-hospital case fatality

From: Clinical characteristics, organ failure, inflammatory markers and prediction of mortality in patients with community acquired bloodstream infection

Variable Hazard ratio (95% CI) P-value
Age (each increase of 1 year) 1.006 (0.994–1.019) 0.321
HIV infection 3.145 (1.569–6.305) 0.001
Absolute neutrophil count < 1500 cells/mm3 2.442 (1.381–4.319) 0.002
SOFA score (each increase of 1 point) 1.190 (1.146–1.235) < 0.001
Aetiology of CABSI (gram-positive bacterial infection as reference)
Enterobacteriaceae infections 1.722 (1.034–2.869) 0.037
 Non Enterobacteriaceae Gram-negative infections 1.528 (0.824–2.834) 0.178