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Table 4 Independent risk factors for the development of septic shock in generalized peritonitis

From: Factors associated with septic shock and mortality in generalized peritonitis: comparison between community-acquired and postoperative peritonitis

  Adjusted odds ratio 95% confidence interval P
Age > 65 years 2.6 1.22 to 5.54 0.013
≥ 2 germs in peritoneal fluid 3.41 1.48 to 7.87 0.004
Anaerobes in peritoneal fluid 2.78 1.07 to 7.21 0.03
Cancer 2.18 0.96 to 4.98 0.06
Bacteremia 2.16 0.87 to 5.32 0.09
  1. Multivariate analysis (Cox model).