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Table 4 Independent factors predicting severe sepsis, septic shock and 28-day mortality in septic patients

From: Diagnostic value and prognostic evaluation of Presepsin for sepsis in an emergency department

  Variable B Standard error Wald Degrees of freedom P value Odds ratio 95% confidence interval
         Lower limit Upper limit
Severe sepsis Presepsin 0.001 0.000 39.938 1 0.000 1.001 1.001 1.002
  Procalcitonin 0.010 0.005 3.298 1 0.069 1.010 0.999 1.021
  MEDS score 0.232 0.029 63.948 1 0.000 1.262 1.192 1.336
  APACHE II score 0.081 0.019 17.804 1 0.000 1.085 1.044 1.126
  Age –0.028 0.009 9.607 1 0.002 0.973 0.956 0.990
  Gender –1.101 0.224 0.204 1 0.651 0.904 0.582 1.403
  Constant –3.223 0.697 21.374 1 0.000 0.040   
Septic shock Presepsin 0.000 0.000 13.308 1 0.000 1.000 1.000 1.001
  Procalcitonin 0.008 0.004 5.014 1 0.025 1.008 1.001 1.025
  MEDS score 0.347 0.045 58.391 1 0.000 1.415 1.295 1.547
  APACHE II score 0.094 0.024 14.928 1 0.000 1.098 1.047 1.151
  Age –0.027 0.012 5.285 1 0.022 0.973 0.951 0.996
  Gender –0.081 0.325 0.062 1 0.803 0.922 0.487 1.744
  Constant –7.462 1.083 47.511 1 0.000 0.001   
28-day mortality Presepsin 0.000 0.000 5.296 1 0.021 1.000 1.000 1.000
  Procalcitonin 0.002 0.003 0.382 1 0.536 1.002 0.996 1.008
  MEDS score 0.088 0.022 15.223 1 0.000 1.091 1.045 1.141
  APACHE II score 0.080 0.016 25.658 1 0.000 1.083 1.050 1.117
  Age 0.004 0.007 0.346 1 0.556 1.004 0.990 1.019
  Gender –0.038 0.194 0.038 1 0.846 0.963 0.658 1.409
  Constant –3.651 0.623 34.307 1 0.000 0.026   
  1. APACHE, Acute Physiology and Chronic Health Evaluation; MEDS, Mortality in Emergency Department Sepsis.