Skip to main content

Table 2 Factors associated with the acquisition of nosocomial sepsis, adult ICU, ACSH, 2017 (n = 278)

From: Nosocomial sepsis and drug susceptibility pattern among patients admitted to adult intensive care unit of Ayder Comprehensive Specialized Hospital, Northern Ethiopia

Variables COR (95% CI) p-value AOR (95% CI) p-value
Age in years
 < 40 1   1  
 40–64 0.7 (0.4–1.4) 0.333 1.3 (0.6–3.2) 0.505
 65+ 0.5 (0.2–1.4) 0.181 0.8 (0.2–3.3) 0.806
Sex
 Female 1   1  
 Male 1.6 (0.9–2.9) 0.119 1.4 (0.6–2.9) 0.412
Residence
 Urban 1   1  
 Rural 1.7 (0.9–3.0) 0.069 1.6 (0.8–3.4) 0.207
Mechanical ventilator use
 Yes 11.9 (6.1–23.2)  < 0.001 5.7 (2.6–12.7) < 0.001
 No 1   1  
Length of stay
 2–7 days 1   1  
 > 7 days 16.8 (8.2–34.3) < 0.001 9.3 (4.3–20.4) < 0.001
Central line use
 Yes 1.5 (0.6–3.7) 0.416 1.1 (0.3–3.7) 0.910
 No 1   1  
  1. ACSH Ayder Comprehensive Specialized Hospital, AOR adjusted odds ratio, COR crude odds ratio, ICU intensive care unit