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Table 4 Factors associated with 30-day mortality in PLAa

From: Epidemiology and risk factors for pyogenic liver abscess in the Calgary Health Zone revisited: a population-based study

Factor Univariate (OR [95% CI], p-value) Multivariate (OR [95% CI], p-value)
Polymicrobial bacteremia 17.27 [4.99–59.69], < 0.001 18.5 [1.8–191], 0.014
No drainage performed 5.80 [1.58–21.30], 0.006 13.3 [1.1–167], 0.045
History of congestive heart failure 6.55 [1.85–23.24], 0.04 35.7 [1.4–912], 0.031
History of liver diseaseb 6.06 [1.84–19.96], 0.004 10.3 [0.9–115], 0.059
Total bilirubin 13.0 [1.69–100.94], 0.002c 1.0 per umol/L
[1.00–1.04], 0.023
  1. a30-day mortality data was available for all patients
  2. bIncludes cirrhosis, hepatitis B, hepatitis C, traumatic liver injury, liver transplantation, hepatolithiasis, hepaticojejunostomy
  3. cUnivariate analysis conducted for total bilirubin greater than the upper limit of normal