Table 4

Significant risk factors for 30-day mortality among community-onsetKlebsiella pneumoniaebloodstream infection in multivariate analysis
No. of survivors (n = 456) No. of non-survivors (n = 97) Adjusted OR (95% CI) p
Charlson's WIC (≥3) 135 (29.6) 53 (54.6) 3.23 (1.88-5.57) <0.001
Pitt bacteremia score (≥4) 46 (10.1) 46 (47.4) 8.43 (4.70-15.11) <0.001
Neutropenia 25 (5.5) 20 (20.6) 2.60 (1.24-5.48) 0.012
Polymicrobial infection 57 (12.5) 24 (24.7) 2.36 (1.21-4.60) 0.012
Pancreatobiliary infection 163 (35.7) 21 (21.6) 0.42 (0.23-0.79) 0.006
Liver abscess 105 (23.0) 3 (3.1) 0.17 (0.05-0.58) 0.038
Inappropriate empirical antimicrobial therapy 27 (5.9) 13 (13.4) 2.43 (1.07-5.52) 0.035

Data indicate no. (%) of patients.

WIC, weighted index of co-morbidity; OR, odds ratio; CI, confidence interval.

Jung et al.

Jung et al. BMC Infectious Diseases 2012 12:239   doi:10.1186/1471-2334-12-239

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