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Table 2 Final multivariable model including BMI and predictors of 30 day mortality among those with CDI

From: Obesity is not associated with adverse outcomes among hospitalized patients with Clostridioides difficile infection

  Adjusted odds ratio 95% confidence interval
Body mass index (BMI)
BMI < 20 0.62 0.35, 1.03
BMI 20–25 Reference  
BMI 25–30 0.87 0.61, 1.24
BMI 30–35 0.83 0.52, 1.30
BMI 35–40 1.04 0.55, 1.87
BMI 40–45 0.94 0.35, 2.20
BMI > 45 0.97 0.38, 2.21
Age
Age 18–55 Reference  
Age 56–75 1.55 1.03, 2.37
Age ≥ 76 2.17 1.36, 3.52
Comorbidities
Charlson comorbidity index 0–3 points Reference  
Charlson comorbidity index 4–6 points 2.05 1.37, 3.11
Charlson comorbidity index > 7 points 1.97 1.19, 3.29
ICU stay 1.74 1.27, 2.39
Lab values
Creatinine > 1.5 mg/dL 1.88 1.39, 2.56
Albumin < 3 g/dL 2.12 1.58, 2.87
WBC count > 15 × 103/μL 1.77 1.30, 2.42
Platelet count < 156 × 103/μL 1.69 1.24, 2.31
Total bilirubin > 1.3 mg/dL 2.01 1.43, 2.82
Vital signs
Heart rate > 100 beats/min 1.72 1.19, 2.51
MAP < 65 mmHg 1.39 1.00, 1.93
  1. BMI, body mass index; WBC, white blood cell; ICU, intensive care unit; MAP, mean arterial pressure