TABLE 5.

Multivariate logistic regression model of factors independently associated with death after bacteremiaa

VariableParameter estimateORCIeP
Intercept−2.9<0.0001
Nosocomial1.02.61.8-3.8<0.0001
Hypotension0.92.61.5-4.30.0003
CVC at T00.72.01.4-2.80.0002
Anaerobic organism as cause0.92.51.05-6.20.04
Tachypnea0.61.91.3, 2.80.001
WBC categoryb0.006
    <1,0000.71.91.2-3.30.01
    1,000 to 4,4990.82.21.2-4.00.009
    12,500 to 19,9990.11.20.7-1.80.5
    ≥20,0000.61.81.1-2.90.02
Temp (°C) categoryc0.003
    <360.72.00.9-4.10.07
    >38.5−0.30.70.5-1.00.08
Charlson severity of illness scored0.01
    30.61.81.1-3.00.01
    40.82.21.2-4.10.01
  • a C statistic = 0.74; H-L G.O.F. statistic = 6.2 (8 DF) (P = 0.6).

  • b Reference category was 4,500 to 12,499/mm3.

  • c Reference category was 36 to 38.5°C.

  • d Reference category was score of 0.

  • e CI, confidence interval.