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Table 4 Multivariable Cox regression analysis for 30-day mortality

From: Antibiotic prescription consistent with guidelines in emergency department is associated with 30-day survival in severe community-acquired pneumonia

  Hazard ratio 95% CI p
Age 1.01 0.99–1.02 0.524
Sex (Male) 0.94 0.67–1.32 0.727
Chronic obstructive lung disease 0.71 0.41–1.23 0.217
Chronic liver disease 1.16 0.65–2.06 0.621
Neoplastic diseases 1.49 1.05–2.13 0.027
Cerebrovascular disease 1.02 0.73–1.41 0.929
Heart rate 1.00 1.00–1.01 0.326
Heart rate 0.84 0.72–0.98 0.027
White blood cell 0.99 0.97–1.01 0.227
BUN 1.00 0.99–1.01 0.878
Albumin 0.54 0.40–0.72 < 0.001
CRP 1.01 0.99–1.03 0.361
PSI score 1.01 1.00–1.02 0.001
Multidrug-resistant pathogens isolated 1.43 0.96–2.14 0.078
Guideline-discordant antibiotics 1.43 1.05–1.93 0.022
  1. CI confidence interval, BUN blood urea nitrogen, CRP C-reactive protein, PSI pneumonia severity index