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Table 6 Relative risk of death at day 30 and 95% confidence intervals of patients with peritonitis according to the type of organism cultured from peritoneal fluid (Mantel-Haenszel test, controlling for time)

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

  Relative risk 95% confidence interval P
Community-acquired peritonitis    
   Yeasts 1.72 0.57 to 5.16 0.33
   Enterococcus species 1.05 0.24 to 4.58 0.94
   Anaerobes 1.83 0.66 to 5.10 0.24
Postoperative peritonitis    
   Yeasts 4.28 1.02 to 18.04 0.031
   Enterococcus species 1.47 0.35 to 6.22 0.60
   Anaerobes 0.50 0.06 to 4.11 0.51