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Table 5 Factors associated with hospital mortality present at the time of diagnosis of severe sepsis and over time

From: Incidence, organ dysfunction and mortality in severe sepsis: a Spanish multicentre study

  Odds ratio 95% CI
Age 1.04 1.01 to 1.07
Site of infection:   
   Lung 1  
   Abdomen 1.55 0.66 to 3.70
   Catheter 0.72 0.15 to 3.43
   Urinary tract 0.10 0.01 to 0.78
   Others 0.70 0.25 to 1.94
   Chronic alcohol abuse 3.20 0.90 to 11.42
   Acquisition in hospital 2.03 0.98 to 4.36
SOFA score day 1 (failure):   
   Haematological 3.20 0.92 to 9.92
   Cardiovascular 2.78 1.37 to 5.64
   Neurological 2.39 0.76 to 7.48
   Renal 1.97 0.73 to 5.27
   Liver 1.67 0.46 to 6.08
   Lung 1.65 0.81 to 3.36
   ΔSOFA (3-1) 1.32 1.13 to 1.34
   APACHE II Score 1.02 0.97 to 1.08
   Pre ICU stay (days) 0.99 0.97 to 1.02
  1. APACHE II, Acute Physiology and Chronic Health Evaluation II; CI, confidence interval; ICU: Intensive Care Unit; SOFA: Sepsis-related Organ Failure Assessment; SOFA failure: SOFA points 3 or 4.