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Table 5 Factors associated with infectious origin in febrile illness in OMHs

From: Hospital-acquired fever in oriental medical hospitals

  Univariate analysis p Multivariate analysis p
OR (95% C.I.) OR (95% C.I.)
Age > 65 2.250 (1.544–3.277) < 0.001 1.666 (1.082–2.564) 0.020
Hypertension 1.878 (1.287–2.741) 0.001   
Cerebrovascular accident 2.168 (1.490–3.156) < 0.001   
Urinary catheter 1.765 (1.091–2.855) 0.021   
Previous antibiotic 2.368 (1.475–3.798) < 0.001 3.166 (1.852–5.413) < 0.001
WBC > 10,000 3.730 (2.415–5.760) < 0.001 2.223 (1.486–3.324) < 0.001
Solid cancer 0.330 (0.232–0.468) < 0.001 0.263 (0.116–0.594) 0.001
Metastatic cancer 0.347 (0.243–0.495) < 0.001   
Recipient of anticancer chemotherapy 0.294 (0.191–0.452) < 0.001 0.507 (0.289–0.0887) 0.017