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Table 3 Risk factors for mortality among cases and controls by univariable analysis

From: Comparison of outcomes from sepsis between patients with and without pre-existing left ventricular dysfunction: a case-control analysis

Risk factors P, cases (n) P, controls (n)
Age 0.122 (197) 0.199 (197)
Initial CVP 0.232 (128) 0.731 (120)
Initial temperature 0.210 (196) 0.243 (195)
Initial heart rate 0.792 (197) 0.885 (197)
Initial respiratory rate 0.626 (197) 0.01 (197)*
Initial MAP 0.792 (197) 0.636 (197)
Initial PO2/FiO2 0.254 (161) 0.267 (166)
PO2/FiO2 at 24 hours 0.155 (108) 0.013 (115)*
Initial pH 0.374 (176) 0.432 (175)
pH at 24 hours 0.001 (112)* 0.028 (107)*
Initial creatinine 0.166 (195) 0.466 (197)
Initial hematocrit 0.074 (197)* 0.071 (197)*
Initial WBC 0.619 (196) 0.672 (197)
Initial platelet 0.974 (195) 0.055 (196)*
APACHE II 0.028 (194)* 0.007 (191)*
Initial lactate 0.008 (196)* 0.019 (195)*
24-hour fluid volume 0.576 190) 0.747 (192)
ScVO2 0.002 (166)* 0.882 (168)
Glucose level 0.717 (197) 0.136 (197)
No vasoactive drug use 0.016 (197)# 0.009 (197)#
No Intubation 0.001(197)# 0.007 (197)#
LVEF 0.236 (197) 0.319 (197)
Fail bundle compliance 0.002 (197)# 0.328 (197)
Gender 0.811 (197) 0.880 (197)
Source other than lung 0.006 (197)# 0.754 (197)
  1. Student’s t-test* and Chi Square#; P <0.1 significant. APACHE II, Acute Physiology and Chronic Health Evaluation II; CVP, central venous pressure; LVEF, left ventricular ejection fraction; MAP, mean arterial pressure; PO2/FiO2, partial pressure of oxygen to the fraction of inspired oxygen; ScVO2, mixed venous oxygen saturation; WBC, white blood count.