Table 2

Independent categorical predictors of inhospital mortality

VariableBOdds ratio (95% CI)Significance
eMRCD 1–4 1
eMRCD 5a1.635.11 (2.62 to 9.97)<0.001
eMRCD 5b1.997.30 (3.77 to 14.2)<0.001
Coexistent consolidation1.062.88 (1.69 to 4.90)<0.001
Eosinophil count <0.05 ×109/l1.022.76 (1.58 to 4.83)0.001
pH <7.30.992.68 (1.41 to 5.09)0.003
AF0.982.66 (1.39 to 5.09)0.003
Ineffective cough0.942.57 (1.37 to 4.84)0.003
Albumin <36 g/l0.842.32 (1.36 to 3.96)0.002
Cerebrovascular disease0.702.02 (1.18 to 3.42)0.037
Age ≥800.702.01 (1.18 to 3.42)0.011
BMI <18.5 kg/m2 0.601.83 (1.00 to 3.33)0.049
Intercept−4.30
  • AF, atrial fibrillation; BMI, body mass index; eMRCD, extended MRC dyspnoea.