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Table 3 Multivariate analysis of the risk factors for complicated course in 174 patients with severe CAP

From: Viral-bacterial coinfection affects the presentation and alters the prognosis of severe community-acquired pneumonia

Variables OR 95 % CI p value
Microbiological diagnosis    
 Bacterial pneumonia Ref  
 Viral pneumonia 0.69 0.24–1.95 0.48
 Mixed pneumonia 3.15 1.12–8.83 0.03
 No etiology pneumonia 1.29 0.40–4.21 0.67
Coronary artery disease 3.52 1.22–10.15 0.02
Shock on ICU admission 4.63 1.56–13.74 0.006
Lactate dehydrogenase > 245 U/L 4.27 1.55–11.78 0.005
PSI class IV-V at hospital referral 4.67 1.96–11.12 0.0005
  1. CAP community-acquired pneumonia, ICU intensive care unit, OR odds ratio, PSI Pneumonia Severity Index, Ref reference, 95 % CI = 95 % confidence interval