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Table 3 Univariate and multivariate logistic regression analysis of in-hospital infection related death

From: Low serum albumin as a risk factor for infection-related in-hospital death among hemodialysis patients hospitalized on suspicion of infectious disease: a Japanese multicenter retrospective cohort study

  Univariate analysis Multivariate analysis
OR [95% CI] P OR [95% CI] P
Sex (reference: female) 1.27 [0.64, 2.53] 0.49 1.68 [0.74, 3.83] 0.22
Age (per year increase) 1.01 [0.98, 1.04] 0.42 1.01 [0.97, 1.05] 0.53
Dialysis vintage
(per month increase)
1.00 [1.00, 1.01] 0.09 1.00 [1.00, 1.01] 0.14
Diabetes mellitus
(reference: without DM)
1.22 [0.65, 2.31] 0.53 2.35 [1.03, 5.35] 0.041*
Bacteremia
(reference: without bacteremia)
11.66 [5.83, 23.32] < 0.01* 11.47 [5.04, 26.01] < 0.01*
log CRP
(per point increase)
2.04 [1.44, 2.90] < 0.01* 1.36 [0.94, 1.99] 0.11
Serum albumin
(per g/dl increase)
0.38 [0.23, 0.63] < 0.01* 0.35 [0.18, 0.66] < 0.01*
  1. Adjusted for age (years), sex, bacteremia, diabetes mellitus, dialysis vintage (months), and log CRP
  2. *P < 0.05