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Table 3 Results of multivariate analysis

From: Mortality and physical status at hospital discharge in Japanese elderly critically ill patients: a single-center retrospective study

A) Hospital mortality
  Reference Odds ratio [95%CI] p value
Age < 74 years 1.02 [0.44–2.38] 0.96
Reason of ICU admission Surgery 1.64 [0.60–4.39] 0.33
APACHE II 1.14 [1.08–1.21] < 0.0001*
Hypertension No 0.54 [0.24–1.21] 0.13
Heart disease No 0.76 [0.32–1.76] 0.52
Cerebral stroke No 0.73 [0.28–1.78] 0.50
Cancer No 0.79 [0.31–2.03] 0.63
B) Physical status at hospital discharge
  Reference Odds ratio [95%CI] p value
Age 1.05 [1.01–1.11] 0.02*
Reason of ICU admission Surgery 1.77 [0.56–5.40] 0.33
Residence before hospitalization Home 3.94 [0.32–95.1] 0.29
APACHE II 1.05 [0.98–1.13] 0.15
Duration of ventilation 1.13 [1.03–1.25] 0.009*
C) Discharge destination
  Reference Odds ratio [95%CI] p value
Age 1.06 [1.03–1.10] 0.0002*
Reason of ICU admission Surgery 2.57 [0.95–7.34] 0.06
Residence before hospitalization Home 0.17
APACHE II 1.00 [0.94–1.09] 0.77
SOFA 1.04 [0.88–1.23] 0.65
Duration of ventilation 1.10 [1.01–1.24] 0.03*
  1. ICU intensive care unit, APACHE II Acute Physiology and Chronic Health Evaluation II, SOFA Sequential Organ Failure Assessment
  2. *p <0.05