Table 4—

Multivariable analysis of mortality in patients with community-acquired pneumonia and cancer

CharacteristicOR (95% CI)p-value
Neutropenia1.282 (0.5–3.6)0.638
COPD1.344 (0.5–3.6)0.553
Cerebrovascular accident1.117 (0.3–4.3)0.871
PSI Risk Class IV–V1.018 (0.2–5.1)0.983
CRB-65 Score 3–44.585 (1.1–18.7)0.034
BUN >30 mg·mL−10.926 (0.3–2.5)0.926
Haematocrit <30%0.757 (0.3–2.2)0.612
Sodium <130 mmol·L−11.028 (0.2–5.0)0.973
Compliant ABT0.622 (0.1–2.9)0.544
  • OR: odds ratio; CI: confidence interval; COPD: chronic obstructive pulmonary disease; PSI: pneumonia severity index; CRB-65: confusion, respiratory rate ≥30 breaths·min−1, low blood pressure (systolic value <90 mmHg or diastolic value ≤60 mmHg) and age ≥65 yrs; BUN: blood urea nitrogen; ABT: antibiotic therapy.