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Table 3 Independent predictors of mortality and corresponding score component value in HIV/CM individuals in the derived cohort

From: Establishment of a novel scoring model for mortality risk prediction in HIV-infected patients with cryptococcal meningitis

Predictors Co-efficient p-value OR (95% CI) Score of co-efficient Score component value
Age (years) 1.110 <0.001 3.034(2.050–4.491) 1.5  
  ≤ 49      0
 50–59      1.5
 60–69      3
  ≥ 70      4.5
Impaired consciousness 1.841 <0.001 6.304(2.740–14.504) 2.5  
 No      0
 Yes      2.5
Stiff neck 1.502 0.001 4.492(1.844–10.944) 2  
 No      0
 Yes      2
ICP (mm H2O) 0.788 <0.001 2.200 (1.604–3.017) 1  
  < 200      0
 200–250      1
 251–350      2
  > 350      3
Urea (mmol/L) 0.904 0.040 2.470(1.041–5.864) 1  
  ≤ 7.1      0
  > 7.1      1
CD4+ T-cell count (cells/μL) 1.505 0.002 4.503(1.756–11.547) 2  
  > 50      0
  ≤ 50      2
  1. Abbreviations: ICP intracranial pressure, PLT platelet, TBIL total bilirubin, OR odds ratio, CI confidence interval; p < 0.05 was considered statistically significant