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Table 2 Odds ratios for hospital outcomes in infective endocarditis for black and white patients

From: The influence of race in older adults with infective endocarditis

Racial status (2013 and 2014)Multi-variable Un-adjusted
Odds Ratio (95% CI)
p-valueMulti-variable Adjusted
Odds Ratio (95% CI)
Valve replacement treatment
 Mitral valve replacement (MVR)
  White patients (ref)1.0 1.0 
  Black patients0.9 (0.56–1.58)0.670.51 (0.27–0.95)0.036
 Aortic valve replacement (AVR)
  White Patients (ref)1.0 1.0 
  Black patients1.0 (0.69–1.7)0.710.82 (0.47–1.5)0.46
 Tricuspid valve replacement (TVR)    
  White patients (ref)1.0 1.0 
  Black patients0.7 (0.4–7.4)0.32.3 (0.29–19.6)0.40
 In-hospital mortality
  White patients (ref)1.0 1.0 
  Black patients1.6 (0.98–2.6)0.0572.0 (1.1–3.8)0.020
  1. ref Reference, CI Confidence Interval. The multi-variable analysis adjusted for the following: age, gender, median household income, insurance and Charlson comorbidity index and additional clinical factors that differed between groups with a p value of < 0.2 that included cardiogenic shock, cardiac arrest, hospital bed size, teaching status, urban location, and region