Table 3 Logistic regression model to adjust for confounding factors.

From: Ulinastatin is effective in reducing mortality for critically ill patients with sepsis: a causal mediation analysis

Variables Odds ratio Lower limit of 95% CI Upper limit of 95% CI p
Age 1.033 1.010 1.059 0.006
APACHE II 1.108 1.030 1.199 0.008
SOFA 1.016 0.899 1.147 0.797
Ulinastatin 0.304 0.152 0.592 0.001
Vasopressor use 4.636 2.128 10.747 0.000
WBC 0.992 0.962 1.015 0.533
Neutrophil percent 1.005 0.988 1.023 0.585
Patient type (elective surgery as reference)
Emergent surgery 0.332 0.074 1.353 0.131
Medical 2.381 0.907 6.762 0.087
Site of infection (abdomen as reference)
Abdomen 0.388 0.105 1.337 0.142
biliary tract 0.738 0.300 1.807 0.505
lung 0.740 0.137 3.782 0.718
others 0.143 0.006 1.747 0.138
Skin and soft tissue 0.980 0.388 2.474 0.965
  1. Abbreviations: APACHE: Acute Physiology and Chronic Health Evaluation; SOFA: sequential organ failure assessment; WBC: white blood cell; CI: confidence interval.
  2. Note: the reported odds ratio corresponds to one unit increase for continuous variables.