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Table 4 Factors associated with one-year mortality rate (N = 370)

From: Prevalence and factors associated with one-year mortality of infectious diseases among elderly emergency department patients in a middle-income country

FactorsDeath at one yearOddsadj 
YesNoOdds 95% CI (crude)95% CI
N%N%  
Gender, male91(44.6)113(55.4)1.501.03–2.18
Age ≥ 85 years56(54.4)47(45.6)2.241.44–3.491.891.36–2.63
Charlson co-morbidity index ≥5142(52.4)129(47.6)4.322.82–6.603.512.14–5.77
Polypharmacy85(39.1)135(61.4)0.950.72–1.65
Received antibiotic > 3 h33(35.1)61(64.9)0.680.42–1.11
Body temperature < 36 °C or > 38 °C56(36.4)98(63.6)0.830.56–1.24
Heart rate > 90 beats/min103(40.9)149(59.1)1.170.81–1.72
Respiratory rate > 20 /min135(46.4)156(53.6)2.511.65–3.82
Systolic blood pressure ≤ 100 mmHg35(64.8)19(35.2)3.501.90–6.40
Oxygen saturation < 90%35(64.8)19(35.2)2.991.64–5.45
SIRS ≥2 points124(42.2)170(57.8)1.430.97–2.12
qSOFA ≥2 points69(75.8)22(24.2)7.284.29–12.355.462.94–10.12
Hemoglobin < 7 mg/dl15(68.2)7(31.8)3.381.35–8.47
Sodium (Na) < 135 mmol/dl67(47.5)74(52.5)1.511.01–2.28  
Platelet < 100,000 cells/cm321(75.0)7(25.0)4.892.03–11.773.191.15–8.84
Creatinine ≥2 mg/dl43(55.1)35(44.9)2.031.24–3.33
Blood sugar > 180 mg/dl40(41.3)57(58.7)0.870.54–1.39
Bilirubin ≥2 mg/dl16(61.5)10(38.5)1.160.70–3.73
INR > 1.514(56.0)11(44.0)1.170.51–2.69
Lactate ≥4 mmol/l41(69.5)18(30.5)3.261.79–5.952.661.32–5.38