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Table 6 Multivariable analysis of active smoking and requiring ICU admission in severe sepsis and septic shock (current smokers vs. non-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 0.93 (0.41–2.13) 0.86
Alcohol abuse 0.83 (0.31–2.23) 0.71
72 h fluid balance 1.04 (0.94–1.16) 0.42
Age 0.987 (0.96–1.01) 0.31
Charlson score 1.03 (0.89–1.19) 0.70
SOFA 1.42 (1.27–1.60) < 0.01
COPD 1.35 (0.67–2.76) 0.40
Hospital acquired sepsis 3.87 (1.11–13.5) 0.03
Severe sepsis 0.08 (0.04–0.16) < 0.01
Genitourinary infect 0.55 (0.29–1.04) 0.07
Abdominal 1.02 (0.44–2.35) 0.97
Soft tissue 0.95 (0.27–3.26) 0.93
Medical ICU admission 0.71 (0.27–1.91) 0.50