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Table 2 Results of multivariable logistic regression analysis to determine variables independently associated with in-hospital mortality of patients with sepsis

From: Decreasing skeletal muscle as a risk factor for mortality in elderly patients with sepsis: a retrospective cohort study

  Odds ratio (95% confidence interval) P value
Overall analysis
 Skeletal muscle area (cm2) 0.94 (0.90–0.97) <0.001
 APACHE II score 1.07 (1.02–1.12) 0.003
 Sex, men 1.46 (0.67–3.22) 0.34
Stratified analysis
 60–80 years   
 Skeletal muscle area (cm2) 0.96 (0.92–0.99) 0.032
Over 80 years
 Skeletal muscle area (cm2) 0.89 (0.81–0.98) 0.016
  1. APACHE II second version of the Acute Physiology and Chronic Health Evaluation