TABLE 5.

Multivariate analysis of independent risk factors for hospital mortalitya

PredictorAdjusted odds ratio95% CIP value
Inappropriate initial anti microbial treatment2.041.42-2.920.048
Respiratory failure5.183.30-8.13<0.001
Circulatory shock4.002.71-5.91<0001
  • a CI, confidence interval. Note: other covariates not presented in the table had a P value of >0.05, including race, infection source, acute renal failure, patient location, and SAP score. Hosmer-Lemeshow deciles of risk statistic, P = 0.33.