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Table 5 Results of multinomial logistic regression for the analysis of variables associated with mortality

From: Prospective Observational Study on acute Appendicitis Worldwide (POSAW)

Variables OR 95% CI p value
Age > 80 4.54 0.59–35.20 0.15
Immunosuppression 1.17 0.11–12.63 0.90
Severe cardiovascular disease 1.51 0.25–9.08 0.65
Charlson Comorbidity Score > 5 52.45 5.95–462.03 < 0.05
Previous antimicrobial therapy 2.29 0.48–10.85 0.30
WSES Grading System
 Stage 3c 11.77 1.37–100.78 < 0.05
 Stage 4 11.32 2.18–58.62 < 0.05
Pathology
 Perforation 1.43 0.28–7.24 0.66
  1. CI confidence interval, OR odds ratio