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Table 2 Association between ECVP10 load during the first 3 days from ICU admission and mortality in 28 days

From: Association between elevated central venous pressure and outcomes in critically ill patients

  Hazard ratio 28-Day mortality by quartiles of mean CVP level
Quartiles of mean CVP level
1 2 3 4
Mean CVP (SD)/mmHg 7.4 (1.9) 10.6 (1.9) 13.1 (2.2) 17.4 (4.1)
Deaths, n (%) 245 (13.3%) 273 (14.8%) 337 (17.5%) 433 (23.5%)
Unadjusted 1.00 (Ref.) 1.127
(0.949–1.340)
p = 0.173
1.264
(1.068–1.496)
p = 0.006
1.887
(1.613–2.207)
p < 0.005
Adjusted* 1.00 (Ref.) 1.017
(0.848–1.219)
p = 0.426
1.216
(1.018–1.451)
p = 0.046
1.336
(1.117–1.599)
p < 0.005
  1. Hazard ratios (95% CI) provided. *Adjusted for sex, age, gender, ethnicity, congestive heart failure, cardiac arrhythmias, hypertension, valvular disease, pulmonary circulation disease, renal failure and other 24 Elixhauser comorbidities, ICU type, SAPS II score at admission and duration of CVP measurement