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Table 5 Multiple logistic regression: potential risk factors for complications of S. aureus bacteraemia

From: C-reactive protein predicts complications in community-associated S. aureus bacteraemia: a cohort study

Covariates [n = 139] ORadj 95% CI p-value 95% CIa p-value
Age 1.03 (1.01, 1.06) 0.013 (1.01, 1.06) 0.014
Haemodialysis 0.09 (0.01, 0.97) 0.047 (0.01, 0.71) 0.023
Nausea 0.44 (0.18, 1.07) 0.070 (0.18, 1.07) 0.069
Diabetic foot ulcer entry point 0.12 (0.02, 0.62) 0.012 (0.02, 0.77) 0.025
Unknown entry point 3.94 (1.31, 11.84) 0.015 (1.33, 11.62) 0.013
Indwelling medical device entry point 4.58 (1.21, 17.26) 0.025 (1.14, 18.35) 0.032
CRP over 161 mg/L on day of admission 3.56 (1.29, 9.79) 0.014 (1.22, 10.40) 0.020
White blood cell count over 14.85 × 109 cells/L on day of admission 2.93 (0.89, 9.69) 0.077 (0.93, 9.28) 0.067
  1. ORadj Adjusted Odds Ratio
  2. Post estimation tests: Hosmer-Lemeshow’s goodness of fit: chi2(8) = 5.12, p = 0.744, Area Under Curve (AUC) = 0.85, Correctly Classified = 79.1%
  3. aRobust Standard Errors used to calculate 95% CIs
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