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Table 3 Relationship between important clinical variables and an adverse event in patients with febrile neutropenia

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

Variables Risk of mortality/ICU admission (odd ratio) 95% confidence interval P value
Bacteremia 10 1.3-71.5 0.03
Leukemia 9.2 1.4-60.2 0.02
Hematological malignancies 5.5 0.5-51.2 0.13
Age >65 yrs 3.5 0.55-22.6 0.18
Known source 2.5 0.39-15.9 0.33
Male gender 2.5 0.36-14.0 0.38
MASCC high risk 1.2 0.19-7.8 0.82
Time-to-antibiotic 0.79 0.47-1.33 0.38
  1. MASCC = the Multinational Association for Supportive Care in Cancer.