Skip to main content

Table 4 Relationship between glucose variability and mortality

From: Age moderates the relationships between obesity, glucose variability, and intensive care unit mortality: a retrospective cohort study

  Unadjusted model Adjusted model Adjusted model with interaction
OR (95% CIs) p value OR (95% CIs) p value OR (95% CIs) p value
Age 1.02 [1.01, 1.03]  < 0.001*** 1.05 [1.02, 1.08]  < 0.001***
Sex (female) 0.76 [0.55, 1.03] 0.079 0.75 [0.55, 1.03] 0.072
Cholesterol 0.95 [0.86, 1.06] 0.359 0.95 [0.86, 1.06] 0.357
APACHE II score 1.10 [1.08, 1.12]  < 0.001*** 1.10 [1.08, 1.12]  < 0.001***
Diabetes mellitus 0.70 [0.50, 1.001] 0.051 0.71 [0.50, 1.01] 0.058
Mean glucose level 1.00 [0.92, 1.10] 0.944 1.00 [0.92, 1.10] 0.925
Use of corticosteroids 3.66 [2.68, 5.00]  < 0.001*** 3.67 [2.68, 5.01]  < 0.001***
Glucose variability 1.15 [1.03, 1.29] 0.011* 1.23 [1.06, 1.42] 0.005** 2.60 [1.33, 5.07] 0.005**
Glucose variability × age interaction 0.99 [0.98, 0.999] 0.025*
  1. BMI body mass index; APACHE II Acute Physiology and Chronic Health Evaluation II
  2. *p < 0.05, **p < 0.01, ***p < 0.001