Table 3– Predictors of acute lung injury (ALI) development in the derivation cohort of 409 patients at risk for ALI/acute respiratory distress syndrome#
Estimate95% CIp-valuePoints assigned
Predisposing conditions
 Sepsis2.140.97–3.35<.0011.5
 Shock1.120.42–1.840.0021.5
 Trauma0.33-1.08–1.640.630.5
 Pneumonia0.53-0.66–1.660.370.5
 Aspiration1.870.54–3.180.0051.5
 Pancreatitis1.75-1.40–4.080.171.5
 Elective surgery1.700.60–2.770.0021.5
 Emergency surgery2.191.36–3.07<0.0012
Risk modifiers
 Alcohol1.170.12–2.210.0271
 Smoking0.32-0.34–0.990.330.5
 Hypoalbuminaemia2.060.53–3.650.0092
 Diabetes mellitus-1.83-3.64– -0.260.031-1.5
 Chemotherapy3.540.10–7.000.0252
FI,O2>0.351.110.42–1.850.0021
 Tachypnoea1.110.25–1.970.0111
  • FI,O2: inspiratory oxygen fraction. #: parameter estimates from a multivariate analysis and corresponding Lung Injury Prediction Study points; : if positive finding.