Volume 8, Number 12—December 2002
Legionnaires’ Disease at a Dutch Flower Show: Prognostic Factors and Impact of Therapy
|Prognostic factora||Odds ratio (95% CI)b (n=141)||p value|
|Smoking||2.5 (1.1 to 5.6)||0.03|
|Dyspnea at presentation||2.1 (0.9 to 4.8)||0.09|
|Temperature >38.5°C||2.9 (1.0 to 8.6)||0.05|
|Plasma creatinine >100 µmol/L||2.0 (0.9 to 4.6)||0.11|
|Bilateral infiltrates||4.2 (1.7 to 10.3)||0.002|
|Pleural effusion||3.4 (0.99 to 11.6)||0.053|
aPrognostic factors with p≤ 0.05 in the univariate analysis were entered. Factors with p value >0.2 in the multivariate analysis were excluded.
bCI, confidence interval.
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