Table 3

Hospitalized adult patients with 2009 Influenza A (H1N1) in Beijing: risk factor for hospital mortality by logistic regression analysis

OR

95%CI

P


Model 1


Diabetes

8.830

2.041 - 38.201

0.004

LDH on admission, per 100 U/L increase

1.240

1.025 - 1.500

0.027

Corticosteroids treatment

3.668

0.987 - 13.640

0.052

Model 2

Septic shock

143.039

10.355 - 1975.8

< 0.001

Altered mental status

8.482

1.760 - 40.887

0.008

Acute respiratory failure

9.982

0.947 - 105.240

0.056


CI, confidence interval; LDH, lactate dehydrogenase; OR, odds ratio

Variables included in model 1: ethnicity, comorbidity (hypertension, diabetes), symptoms at disease onset (dyspnea, sore throat), clinical presentation on admission (dyspnea), laboratory test on admission (lactate dehydrogenase), and corticosteroids treatment.

Variables included in model 2: complications (acute respiratory failure, septic shock, acute renal failure, altered mental status, bacterial pneumonia, bloodstream infection, other infections)

Xi et al. BMC Infectious Diseases 2010 10:256   doi:10.1186/1471-2334-10-256

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