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Table 3 Likelihood of death or ICU admission by comorbidity for patients with severe sepsis

From: Impact of HIV/AIDS on care and outcomes of severe sepsis

Comorbidity Adjusted odds ratio for mortalitya (95% confidence interval) Adjusted odds ratio for ICU admissionb (95% confidence interval)
Only HIV/AIDS Reference group Reference group
No comorbidity 0.36 (0.33–0.39) 1.85 (1.70–2.01)
Only diabetes 0.37 (0.33–0.42) 1.82 (1.66–2.00)
Only pulmonary disease 0.38 (0.33–0.43) 1.93 (1.71–2.18)
Only cardiovascular disease 0.39 (0.33–0.47) 1.93 (1.66–2.24)
Only renal disease 0.67 (0.56–0.80) 1.76 (1.52–2.04)
Only liver disease 1.28 (1.14–1.44) 2.40 (2.16–2.67)
Only neoplasm 1.79 (1.61–1.98) 1.62 (1.48–1.79)
HIV with other comorbid illness(es) 1.67 (1.47–1.90) 1.07 (0.95–1.22)
Multiple comorbid illnesses without HIV/AIDS 0.99 (0.89–1.10) 1.75 (1.59–1.93)
  1. aAdjusted for intensive care unit (ICU) admission, age, gender, race, infection site, payer, failing organ systems, presence of opportunistic infection, and hospital teaching status (c-statistic = 0.80). bAdjusted for mortality, age, gender, race, infection site, payer, failing organ systems, presence of opportunistic infection, and hospital teaching status (c-statistic = 0.79).