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Table 6 Crude and adjusted odds ratios for 28-day mortality

From: Microbiological findings in emergency department patients with sepsis identified by the Sepsis-3 criteria: a single-center prospective population-based cohort study

  Crude OR (95% CI) Adjusted OR (95% CI)a
Blood cultures   
 Negative Reference Reference
 Positive 1.50(0.85–2.64) 1.16(0.63–2.15)
Gram staining   
 Negative blood culture Reference Reference
 Gram-negative 1.27(0.56–2.90) 1.03(0.43–2.49)
 Gram-positive 2.58(1.14–5.83) 2.00(0.80–5.03)
Number of pathogens   
 1 Reference Reference
 > 1 5.94(1.90–18.6) 3.70(1.02–13.40)
Pathogens   
Escherichia coli 0.22(0.03–1.60) 0.16(0.02–1.21)
Klebsiella pneumoniae 1.13(0.14–9.10) 0.79(0.09–6.82)
Staphylococcus aureus 9.43(2.31–38.44) 6.30(1.33–29.80)
Streptococcus pneumoniae 2.48(0.86–7.65) 2.16(0.60–7.77)
Enterobacter spp. 3.68(0.70–19.27) 2.08(0.32–14.30)
 Otherb 3.67(1.65–8.18) 3.88(1.34–9.79)
  1. CI confidence interval, OR odds ratio
  2. aAdjusted for age, gender, Charlson Comorbidity Index, SOFA score on admission
  3. bThe microorganisms are specified in footnotes in Table 4