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Table 3 Day-1 body temperature and 28-day mortality

From: The impact of body temperature abnormalities on the disease severity and outcome in patients with severe sepsis: an analysis from a multicenter, prospective survey of severe sepsis

Range of body temperature (°C) 28-day mortality Unadjusted odds ratio 95% CI P-value
≤35.5 40.4% 3.096 1.611, 5.947 0.001
35.6 to 36.5 34.4% 2.032 1.009, 4.088 0.047
36.6 to 37.5 20.5% 1.000 (reference)  
37.6 to 8.5 18.1% 0.853 0.461, 1.577 0.621
38.6 to 39.5 15.8% 0.726 0.377, 1.395 0.404
≥39.6 17.2% 0.803 0.363, 1.778 0.693