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Table 2 Demographic and comparative hospital data

From: Comparison of different sepsis scoring systems and pathways: qSOFA, SIRS, Shapiro criteria and CEC SEPSIS KILLS pathway in bacteraemic and non-bacteraemic patients presenting to the emergency department

  Bacteraemic (n = 251) Non bacteraemic (n = 251) p value Odds ratio 95% CI
Age (year) (range) 72.06 (21–96) 72.07 (23–96) 0.99
Gender M (%) 131 (52.2) 14 (56.1) 0.37
ICU admission (%) 27 (10.7) 23 (9.2) 0.55
ICU LOS days 4.4 6.7 0.11 − 0.53–5.10
Hospital LOS; days (range) 10.7 (0–64.8) 7.5 (0.98.6)  < 0.01 − 5.27 to − 1.28
Duration of antibiotics (range) 15.44 (0–153) 8.2 (0–68)  < 0.01 − 9.43 to − 5.04
Mortality sepsis (%) 19 (7.5) 8 (3.1) 0.03 0.4 0.17–0.94
Mortality hospital (%) 21 (8.4%) 11 (4.4%) 0.068 2.0 0.94–4.2