Skip to main content

Advertisement

Table 2 Relationship between duration of hospital stay and clinical variables using univariate regression analysis

From: Time to antibiotics and outcomes in cancer patients with febrile neutropenia

Variables Regression coefficients Standard error P value
Time to antibiotic 0.26 0.10 0.008
MASCC high risk group 5.1 1.5 0.001
Blood urea nitrogen (BUN) 0.46 0.17 0.009
Known sources of fever 5.3 1.7 0.002
Hematological malignancy 2.1 1.5 0.16
Age 0.10 0.05 0.17
Prophylactic filgrastim and or antibiotics 1.8 1.5 0.21
Comorbid illness 1.8 1.5 0.24
Advanced stage 1.6 1.5 0.29
Absolute neutrophil count 3.2 3.2 0.32
Ambulatory care admission −1.5 2.0 0.46
Serum creatinine 0.01 0.02 0.66
Female gender −0.05 1.5 0.97
  1. MASCC = the Multinational Association for Supportive Care in Cancer; A.