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Table 4 Logistic regression modeling of factors associated with in-hospital death following ICU discharge

From: Mortality associated with timing of admission to and discharge from ICU: a retrospective cohort study

Factor Odds ratio (95% confidence interval) P-value
Male 1.30 (1.02-1.65) 0.031
SAPS II (per point) 1.03 (1.02-1.03) <0.001
Discharge SOFA score (per point) 1.19 (1.14-1.23) <0.001
DFLST order 4.55 (3.34-6.20) <0.001
Diagnosis 1 (reference) -
Other diagnoses   
Cardiovascular disease 1.50 (1.04-2.16) 0.029
Respiratory disease 1.53 (1.11-2.10) 0.008
Gastrointestinal 1.83 (1.30-2.56) <0.001
Infection 1.76 (1.20-2.56) 0.003
Discharge day   
Monday 1 (reference) -
Tuesday 0.99 (0.66-1.48) 0.949
Wednesday 0.91 (0.60-1.36) 0.631
Thursday 0.80 (0.53-1.21) 0.296
Friday 1.45 (1.01-2.10) 0.046
Saturday 1.26 (0.80-2.00) 0.315
Sunday 1.41 (0.84-2.35) 0.193
Night discharge 1.54 (1.12-2.11) 0.008
  1. The model (n = 5,992) had fair discrimination (area under receiver operator characteristic curve 0.771) and calibration (goodness of fit p = 0.4370). Decision to forego life sustaining therapy (DFLST)