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Table 7 Multivariable analysis of active smoking and requiring vasopressors 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 2.10 (1.01–4.36) 0.58
Alcohol abuse 1.25 (0.50–3.10) 0.99
72 h fluid balance 1.05 (0.98–1.13) < 0.01
Age 1.02 (0.98–1.07) 0.34
Charlson score 0.89 (0.67–1.176) 0.40
SOFA 1.59 (1.34–1.88) < 0.01
COPD 1.62 (0.39–6.68) 0.51
Hospital acquired sepsis 3.94 (0.61–25.4) 0.15
Severe sepsis 0.004 (0.001–0.01) < 0.01
Genitourinary infect 1.01 (0.33–3.03) 0.99
Abdominal 0.61 (0.17–2.19) 0.45
Soft tissue 1.03 (0.14–7.37) 0.98
Medical ICU admission 1.23 (0.28–5.43) 0.79