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Table 5 Multivariable logistic regression analysis of active smoking and mortality in severe sepsis and septic shock (current smokers vs. never smokers)

From: The impact of smoking on patient outcomes in severe sepsis and septic shock

Risk factor Odds ratio (95% CI) P value
Current smoking 1.47 (0.61–3.52) 0.39
Alcohol abuse 0.73 (0.29–1.86) 0.51
72 h fluid balance 1.04 (0.95–1.13) 0.45
Age 1.03 (0.99–1.06) 0.10
Charlson score 1.21 (1.02–1.43) 0.03
SOFA 1.12 (1.02–1.24) 0.02
COPD 1.62 (0.59–4.41) 0.35
Hospital acquired sepsis 1.13 (0.40–3.17) 0.28
Severe sepsis 0.65 (0.29–1.01) 0.82
Genitourinary infect 0.86 (0.39–1.90) 0.71
Abdominal 0.98 (0.42–2.33) 0.97
Soft tissue 0.557 (0.10–3.08) 0.50
Medical ICU admission 1.06 (0.39–2.84) 0.91