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Table 5 Risk factors for death at 28 days for candidemia subpopulation (multivariate analysis)

From: Characteristics and risk factors for 28-day mortality of hospital acquired fungemias in ICUs: data from the EUROBACT study

Variable Estimate (standard error) Odds ratio (95 % CI) P value
Delay of adequate treatment
 ≤24 h, n (%) Reference 1 0.8069
 >24 h and ≤48 h, n (%) −0.24 (0.74) 0.79 (0.18; 3.41) 0.7466
 >48 h and ≤120 h, n (%) −0.61 (0.66) 0.54 (0.15; 2.0)] 0.3570
 >120 h or never, n (%) −0.15 (0.90) 0.86 (0.15; 5.14) 0.8717
Medical admission 1.35 (0.57) 3.87 (1.25; 11.99) 0.0197
SOFA score, liver (≥3) 2.66 (1.26) 14.35 (1.17; 175.6) 0.0373
Need for mechanical ventilation 2.18 (1.00) 8.86 (1.2; 65.24) 0.0325
  1. Variables entered into the selection were the Simplified Acute Physiology Score II at ICU admission (per point); medical admission; septic shock at admission; type of ICU (open/closed); Sequential Organ Failure Assessment (SOFA) score, coagulation (≥3); SOFA score, liver (≥3); SOFA score, neurological (≥3); SOFA score, renal (≥3); mechanical ventilation and delay of adequate treatment