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Table 3 Cox univariate analysis for 180-day mortality

From: Pentraxin-3 as a marker of disease severity and risk of death in patients with necrotizing soft tissue infections: a nationwide, prospective, observational study

Variable n 180-day mortality
   HR 95 % CI p
Age, years 135 1.04 1.01–1.07 0.005
SAPS II, point 130 1.06 1.05–1.08 <0.0001
Sex
 Female 51 ref.   
 Male 84 1.42 0.70–2.89 0.331
Chronic disease
 No 49 ref.   
 Yes 86 1.81 0.85–3.84 0.124
Pentraxin-3
 Low ≤52.4 ng/mL   ref.   
 High >52.4 ng/mL   2.60 1.28–5.29 0.008
Procalcitonin
 Low ≤7.73 μg/L   ref.   
 High >7.73 μg/L   2.22 1.11–4.44 0.024
C-reactive protein
 Low ≤222 mg/L   ref.   
 High >222 mg/L   0.44 0.22–0.89 0.021
  1. Markers are divided by high versus low concentrations according to median values
  2. CI Confidence interval, HR Hazard ratio, ref. Referent, SAPS II Simplified Acute Physiology Score II