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Table 5 Prognostic factors of mortality in patients with VAP caused by A. baumannii , multivariable Cox’s proportional hazards regression analysis

From: Prognostic factors associated with mortality of drug-resistant Acinetobacter baumannii ventilator-associated pneumonia

Predictors HR 95% CI P value
Comorbidities    
 Immunocompromised hosts 1.29 0.87–1.91 0.915
Malignancy 1.37 0.92–2.06 0.122
Septic shock 2.66 1.71–4.12 <0.001
Severity score at VAP onset    
 SAPS II >45 1.58 1.01–2.46 0.045
 SOFA >5 3.33 1.94–5.72 <0.001
Groups of A. baumannii    
 DS 1   
 MDR 1.03 0.44–2.45 0.936
 XDR 1.64 0.74–3.64 0.220
 PDR 1.41 0.47–4.23 0.537
Empirical antibiotic treatment    
Inappropriate 1.53 1.08–2.20 0.016
  1. SAPS II Simplified Acute Physiology Score II, SOFA Sequential Organ Failure Assessment, DS drug-sensitive, MDR multidrug-resistant, XDR extensively drug-resistant, PDR pandrug-resistant A. baumannii, VAP ventilator-associated pneumonia.