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Table 3 Risk factor for hvKp vs cKp

From: Hypervirulent Klebsiella pneumoniae (hypermucoviscous and aerobactin positive) infection over 6 years in the elderly in China: antimicrobial resistance patterns, molecular epidemiology and risk factor

Variable Univariate OR (95% CI) P value Multivariate OR (95% CI) P value
Infection occurred in ICU 1.123 (0.494–2.552) 0.783   
Pulmonary diseases 0.579 (0.177–1.901) 0.368   
Diabetes 2.655 (1.380–5.108) 0.003 2.548 (1.288–5.042) 0.007
Cardiovascular disease 0.638 (0.349–1.164) 0.143   
Cerebrovascular disease 0.475 (0.203–1.113) 0.087   
Cancer 0.852 (0.438–1.657) 0.636   
Surgery within 1 mo 0.619 (0.218–1.756) 0.368   
Digestive diseases 2.152 (1.033–4.483) 0.041 2.196 (1.003–4.806) 0.049
Central intravenous catheter 0.769 (0.411–1.439) 0.411   
Urinary catheter 0.502 (0.244–1.035) 0.062   
Tracheal catheter 0.805 (0.425–1.524) 0.506   
Stomach tube 0.435 (0.229–0.824) 0.011   
  1. Italic values indicate statistical significance