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Table 2 Univariate and multivariate logistic regression analyses of 30-day mortality based on plasma YKL-40 concentration at admission according to the median and optimal cut-off values

From: Associations between YKL-40 and markers of disease severity and death in patients with necrotizing soft-tissue infection

  Plasma YKL-40
ng/mL
Unadjusted Adjusted analysis: age, sex and comorbiditya Adjusted analysis: sex, comorbidity and SAPS IIb
   OR 95% CI P OR 95% CI P OR 95% CI P
Median  < 1191   1 (Reference)    1 (Reference)    1 (Reference)  
 ≥ 1191 3.00 1.27–7.69 0.02 3.13 1.30–8.19 0.01 1.45 0.51–4.24 0.49
Optimal  < 1840   1 (Reference)    1 (Reference)    1 (Reference)  
 ≥ 1840 3.55 1.55–8.48 0.003 3.77 1.59–9.24 0.003 1.75 0.62–4.89 0.29
  1. CI confidence interval, OR odds ratio, SAPS II simplified acute physiology score II (data were missing for 4 (2%) patients, all survivors, these patients were excluded from the analyses)
  2. aComorbidity dichotomized (yes/no)
  3. bAge included in SAPS II score