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Table 5 Multivariate analysis of mortality for a series of elderly patients who underwent treatment for malignant colonic obstruction

From: Factors associated with mortality risk for malignant colonic obstruction in elderly patients

  Odds ratio (95% CI) P value
ASA grading   
   I–II Reference Reference
   III ,IV,V 4.85 (2.95-7.99) <0.01
Peritonitis   
   No Peritonitis Reference Reference
   Peritonitis 3.89 (1.41-9.35) <0.01
Dukes staging   
   Dukes A and B Reference Reference
   Dukes C and D 1.87 (1.03-3.39) 0.04