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Table 4 Results of multivariable regression model for outcome of 90-day mortality

From: Non-invasive mechanical ventilation and mortality in elderly immunocompromised patients hospitalized with pneumonia: a retrospective cohort study

Variables OR 95% CI p-Value
Non-invasive mechanical ventilation 0.66 0.52 0.84 <0.01
Age at admission 1.06 1.04 1.08 <0.01
Men 0.70 0.28 1.75 0.44
Smoke 0.73 0.56 0.94 0.02
Alcohol abuse 0.71 0.43 1.18 0.18
Prior admission 1.56 1.23 1.98 <0.01
Guideline concordant antibiotics 0.41 0.31 0.53 <0.01
Black 0.37 0.21 0.63 <0.01
White 0.60 0.39 0.93 0.02
Hispanic 0.88 0.54 1.44 0.62
Married 0.89 0.72 1.10 0.29
VA priority groups 2–6 1.40 1.07 1.83 0.02
VA priority groups 7–8 1.47 0.97 2.21 0.07
ICU 1.25 0.95 1.66 0.11
Reason for immunosuppression  
 Taking immunosuppressive drugs 0.83 0.62 1.13 0.24
 Leukemia/lymphoma/multiple myeloma 1.75 1.17 2.60 0.01
 Taking oral corticosteroids 1.67 1.32 2.10 <0.01
 AIDS 2.63 0.35 20.07 0.35
Myocardial infarction 1.09 0.74 1.59 0.67
Congestive heart failure 1.09 0.86 1.38 0.47
Peripheral vascular disease 1.09 0.82 1.45 0.54
Cerebrovascular disease 1.03 0.76 1.39 0.84
Dementia 1.08 0.55 2.13 0.82
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease 1.01 0.78 1.33 0.92
Rheumatologic disease 0.65 0.40 1.08 0.10
Peptic ulcer disease 1.18 0.68 2.05 0.56
Severe liver disease 3.87 1.32 11.32 0.01
Diabetes 0.90 0.66 1.22 0.50
Diabetes with complications 0.83 0.57 1.22 0.34
Chronic renal disease 1.16 0.84 1.59 0.36
Hemi/Paraplegia 0.64 0.26 1.57 0.33
Any prior malignancy 1.27 0.98 1.63 0.07
Metastatic solid tumor 3.44 1.85 6.37 <0.01
Illicit drug abuse 1.43 0.56 3.64 0.45
Nursing home residence 0.30 0.09 1.05 0.06
Vasopressor use 2.04 1.59 2.60 <0.01
Cardiovascular drug count 90d prior 0.95 0.88 1.02 0.16
Diabetes drug count 90d prior 1.15 0.94 1.40 0.17
Inhaled corticosteroid drug count 90d prior 1.00 0.87 1.15 0.97
Pulmonary drug count 90 days prior 0.98 0.93 1.04 0.60
# of primary care clinical visits 1 year prior 1.02 0.99 1.05 0.20
# of ED clinic visits 1 year prior 1.01 0.98 1.05 0.55