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Table 3 Adjusted odds ratios and hazards ratios for in-hospital mortality with the binary factor of paracetamol administrationa

From: Paracetamol therapy and outcome of critically ill patients: a multicenter retrospective observational study

  N Adjusted OR (95% CI) P -value Adjusted HR (95% CI) P -value
Allb 15,818 0.60 (0.53 to 0.68) <0.001 0.51 (0.46 to 0.56) <0.0001
Surgeryc      
 Yes 9,994 0.72 (0.58 to 0.91) 0.006 0.51 (0.42 to 0.61) <0.0001
 No 5,824 0.56 (0.48 to 0.66) <0.001 0.51 (0.45 to 0.57) <0.0001
Feverd      
 Yes 4,397 0.76 (0.61 to 0.93) 0.009 0.57 (0.49 to 0.66) <0.0001
 No 11,421 0.54 (0.46 to 0.64) <0.001 0.49 (0.43 to 0.56) <0.0001
Medical, fever and infectione 681 0.67 (0.42 to 1.05) 0.08 0.47 (0.33 to 0.65) <0.0001
  1. aCI, Confidence interval; HR, Hazard ratio; OR, Odds ratio. bAdjusted for Acute Physiology and Chronic Health Evaluation (APACHE) II score, hospital, surgical patient, infection as admission diagnosis, presence of fever, APACHE III admission diagnosis group, treatment limitation and propensity score (for receiving paracetamol). cAdjusted for APACHE II score, hospital, infection as admission diagnosis, presence of fever, APACHE III admission diagnosis group, treatment limitation and propensity score (for receiving paracetamol). dAdjusted for APACHE II score, hospital, surgical patient, infection as admission diagnosis, APACHE III admission diagnosis group, treatment limitation and propensity score (for receiving paracetamol). eAdjusted for APACHE II score, hospital, APACHE III admission diagnosis group, treatment limitation and propensity score (for receiving paracetamol).