Variable | Incidence n = 609 (%) | Unadjusted p value | Adjusted p value | Parameter estimate | Standard error |
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*Length of stay was log transformed for analysis. Incidence, number of patients for which this variable occurred. Unadjusted p value, univariate analysis. Adjusted p value, p value adjusted for all other variables. †Continuous variable so that the OR increases incrementally with each unit increase in variable; ‡median (SD); §correlation between continuous variables; Focal neuro, focal neurological signs; Travel, travel to an endemic malarial area; Cardiac, cardiac disease affecting daily activity; Pos BC, positive blood cultures. Other abbreviations as in table 3. | |||||

Jaundice | 15 (2.5) | <0.01 | <0.01 | 0.79 | 0.20 |

Age† | 54 (22)‡ | 0.36§ | <0.01 | 0.01 | <0.01 |

RR† | 20 (5.7)‡ | 0.23§ | 0.01 | 0.02 | 0.01 |

Focal neuro | 18 (3) | <0.01 | 0.01 | 0.47 | 0.19 |

CMS | 84 (14) | <0.01 | 0.04 | 0.20 | 0.10 |

Diabetes | 80 (13) | <0.01 | 0.08 | ||

Headache | 157 (26) | <0.01 | 0.12 | ||

Travel | 30 (4.9) | 0.01 | 0.43 | ||

Rigors | 177 (29.1) | 0.01 | 0.51 | ||

Muscle pain | 115 (18.9) | 0.01 | 0.60 | ||

Cardiac | 89 (14.6) | 0.02 | 0.32 | ||

Pos BC | 79 (13) | 0.03 | 0.83 | ||

Vomiting | 158 (26) | 0.04 | 0.85 | ||

Malignancy | 78 (13) | 0.04 | 0.10 | ||

No focus found | 423 (70) | 0.04 | 0.92 |