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Table 5 Sensitivity analysis: multivariate logistic regression analysis of in-hospital infection-related death after multiple imputation

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

  Multivariate analysis (MI data)
OR [95% CI] P
Sex (reference: female) 1.68 [0.75, 3.75] 0.20
Age (per year increase) 1.02 [0.98, 1.06] 0.38
Dialysis vintage (per month increase) 1.00 [1.00, 1.01] 0.14
Diabetes mellitus (reference: without DM) 2.16 [0.98, 4.73] 0.06
Bacteremia (reference: without bacteremia) 10.88 [4.91, 24.11] < 0.01*
log CRP (per point increase) 1.42 [0.98, 2.07] 0.07
Serum albumin (per g/dl increase) 0.34 [0.18, 0.64] < 0.01*
  1. Adjusted for age (years), sex, bacteremia, diabetes mellitus, dialysis vintage (months), and log CRP
  2. *P < 0.05