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Table 3 Predictors of inpatient mortality in patients with AH

From: The impact of race and ethnicity on mortality and healthcare utilization in alcoholic hepatitis: a cross-sectional study

Predictor Died % (n = 489) Odds Ratio (95 % CI)
Age -- 1.02 (1.01–1.03)***
Sex
 Male 322 (4.6) Reference
 Female 167 (3.9) 0.83 (0.67–1.01)
Race/Ethnicity
 White 315 (4.5) Reference
 Black 25 (2.3) 0.50 (0.32–0.78)**
 Hispanic 43 (3.9) 0.89 (0.61–1.30)
 Other 29 (5.3) 1.07 (0.70–1.66)
Income   
 Lowest 25 % 139 (4.5) 1.21 (0.92–1.60)
 25–50 % 122 (4.3) Reference
 50–75 % 117 (4.3) 1.06 (0.81–1.38)
 75–100 % 97 (4.3) 0.87 (0.65–1.16)
Charlson comorbidity -- 1.41 (1.34–1.49)***
Severity of liver disease
 No cirrhosis 260 (3.3) Reference
 Stage 1–2 78 (4.9) 0.79 (0.58–1.07)
 Stage 3–4 151 (9.0) 0.77 (0.59–0.99)*
Teaching Hospital  
 No 234 (4.0) 0.96 (0.77–1.20)
 Yes 245 (4.6) Reference
Hospital setting
 Urban 432 (4.3) Reference
 Rural 47 (4.2) 0.89 (0.62–1.28)
Number of Procedures
 0 Reference  
 1 54 (1.9) 1.53 (1.03–2.23)*
 2 54 (3.8) 2.79 (1.83–4.25)***
  > 2 332 (17.4) 13.3 (9.57–18.41)***
  1. Data are presented as n (%) or odds ratios (95 % CI)
  2. Final logistic regression model included survey weights and the following variables: sex, age, race/ethnicity, income, Charlson comorbidity score, severity of liver disease, teaching hospital status, hospital location, and number of inpatient procedures
  3. Other race refers to subjects with Asian, Pacific islander, Native American, or another race
  4. CI confidence interval
  5. *P <0.05; **P <0.01; ***P <0.001