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Table 3 Results of multinomial logistic regression for the analysis of variables associated with in-hospital mortality

From: Physiological parameters for Prognosis in Abdominal Sepsis (PIPAS) Study: a WSES observational study

Variables OR 95% CI p value
Age > 80 years 2.11 1.43–3.10 < 0.001
Malignancy 3.02 2.15–4.24 < 0.001
Severe cardiovascular disease 2.76 1.97–3.87 < 0.001
Severe chronic kidney disease 3.33 2.12–5.23 < 0.001
Respiratory rate ≥ 22 breaths/min 3.38 2.23–5.13 < 0.001
Systolic blood pressure < 100 mmHg 2.18 1.58–3.00 < 0.001
AVPU responsiveness scale voice or unresponsive 3.07 2.10–4.51 < 0.001
Blood oxygen saturation level (SpO2) < 90% in air 2.67 1.64–4.32 < 0.001
Platelet count < 50,000 cells/ mm3 4.81 2.07–11.20 < 0.001
Lactate > 4 mmol/l 4.00 2.58–6.23 < 0.001
  1. CI: confidence interval, OR: odds ratio, AVPU: alert/verbal/painful/unresponsive