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Table 1 Effect of number of organ dysfunctions on in-hospital mortality adjusted for age and Charlson Comorbidity score

From: Increasing number of organ dysfunctions is an excellent predictor of in-hospital mortality in emergency department patients with suspected infection: an internal and external prospective validation study

Number of organ dysfunctions Internal validation set in-hospital mortality External validation set in-hospital mortality
1 4.5 (2.3 to 8.6) 3.1 (0.9 to 10.4)
2 9.3 (4.8 to 18.1) 7.3 (2.1 to 24.7)
3 18.0 (8.8 to 36.9) 33.6 (8.56 to 127.3)
4 50.5 (22.0 to 115.8) 45.0 (8.56 to 236.2)
5 39.0 (8.9 to 170.7) 285.9 (16.9 to 483.2)
  1. Data presented as OR (95% CI).