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Table 3 Unadjusted and adjusted competing-risks regression analyses of covariates and 90-day readmission among septic patients

From: Independent predictors for 90-day readmission of emergency department patients admitted with sepsis: a prospective cohort study

  Unadjusted subhazard ratio Adjusted subhazard ratio (full model)a (95% CI) Adjusted subhazard ratio (final model) (95% CI)
Ageb 1.00 (0.99–1.01) 0.99 (0.98–1.00)
Female gender 1.02 (0.79–1.32) 1.06 (0.81–1.38)
COPD 1.24 (0.93–1.66) 1.16 (0.88–1.55)
Diabetes 1.12 (0.84–1.51) 1.09 (0.77–1.52)
Kidney disease 1.27 (0.83–1.94) 1.13 (0.74–1.70)
C-reactive proteinb 0.998 (0.997–1.000) 1.00 (1.00–1.00)
Glucoseb 0.99 (0.95–1.02) 0.98 (0.94–1.02)
Anticoagulant treatment 1.31 (1.01–1.68) 1.21 (0.91–1.61)
Vasopressor treatment 0.22 (0.03–1.72) 0.19 (0.02–1.58)
Opioid treatment 1.43 (1.05–1.94) 1.22 (0.90–1.67)
Malignant disease 1.70 (1.24–2.34) 1.68 (1.20–2.33) 1.61 (1.16–2.23)
Previous admitted with sepsis 1.51 (1.17–1.97) 1.28 (0.97–1.67) 1.41 (1.08–1.84)
Treatment with diuretics 1.53 (1.18–1.98) 1.48 (1.12–1.95) 1.51 (1.17–1.94)
  1. CI confidence interval, COPD chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
  2. aVariables adjusted for all other variables
  3. bIncrease of hazard ratio for one unit increase of the variable