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Table 2 Univariate and multivariate logistic analysis for Aspergillus colonization

From: Aspergillus fumigatus during COPD exacerbation: a pair-matched retrospective study

Characteristics Univariate analysis Multivariate analysis
OR (95% CI) p value OR (95% CI) p value
BMI 0.929 (0.817–1.057) 0.264   
Smoking history 0.270 (0.077–0.944) 0.040 0.275 (0.073–1.036) 0.056
Pack-years 1.008 (0.994–1.022) 0.291   
FEV1% pre (post bronchodilators) 0.982 (0.951–1.014) 0.259   
GOLD grade 1.968 (0.638–6.075) 0.239   
Hypertension 1.280 (0.479–3.424) 0.622   
Diabetes mellitus 1.719 (0.593–4.983) 0.319   
Coronary heart disease 1.449 (0.507–4.139) 0.488   
Cerebral vascular disease 1.242 (0.349–4.421) 0.738   
Chronic heart failure 2.533 (0.878–7.313) 0.086 3.147 (0.978–10.130) 0.055
Chronic renal failure 2.095 (0.328–13.397) 0.435   
Corticosteroids use 4.149 (1.456–11.825) 0.008 4.685 (1.529–14.355) 0.007
Long term oxygen therapy 0.713 (0.182–2.787) 0.626   
Times of AECOPD in previous year 1.299 (0.880–1.918) 0.188   
  1. Italicized p-values are statistically significant, ie. p < 0.05