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Table 4 Predictors of Outcome by Multivariable Logistic Regression

From: Utility of qSOFA score in identifying patients at risk for poor outcome in Staphylococcus aureus bacteremia

  ICU admission within 48 h of onset of SAB Duration of ICU stay longer than 72 h 30-day mortality
Variable OR (95% CI) p-value OR (95% CI) p-value OR (95% CI) p-value
Age 0.99 (0.97–1.00) 0.10 0.99 (0.97–1.00) 0.13 1.03 (1.00–1.06) 0.08
Gender 1.14 (0.62–2.11) 0.68 1.04 (0.55–1.97) 0.90 0.90 (0.34–2.42) 0.84
Source Risk Category: High vs. Intermediate & Low 2.42 (1.27–4.59) 0.007 2.01 (1.05–3.85) 0.04 0.78 (0.26–2.29) 0.65
qSOFA ≥ 2 4.40 (2.40–8.09) < 0.0001 4.67 (2.51–8.68) < 0.0001 6.94 (2.49–19.31) 0.0002
PBS ≥ 2 4.69 (2.54–8.67) < 0.0001 2.89 (1.53–5.48) 0.001 3.38 (1.25–9.16) 0.02
  1. ICU intensive care unit, qSOFA quick sequential organ failure assessment, PBS pitts bacteremia score, OR odds ratio