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Table 3 Crude mortality, attributable mortality, and odds ratio of death due to severe thrombocytopenia in intensive care unit patients

From: Thrombocytopenia in critically ill surgical patients: a case-control study evaluating attributable mortality and transfusion requirements

  Point estimate  
Variable n/n % 95% CI
Crude mortality (cases) 17/36 47.2  
Crude mortality (control patients) 10/36 27.8  
Attributable mortality 7/36 19.4 3.2–35.8
Odds ratio 2.7 1.02–7.10
  1. CI, confidence interval.