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Table 3 Predictors of mortality in more than 65-year-old patients, N = 6729 (By stepwise)

From: Leading Comorbidity associated with 30-day post-anesthetic mortality in geriatric surgical patients in Taiwan: a retrospective study from the health insurance data

Comorbidity step Adjusted Odds ratio
OR (95%CI)
Chronic renal failure 1 2.806 2.205 3.571
Acute myocardial infarction 2 4.58 3.135 6.691
Intracerebral hemorrhage 3 3.758 2.724 5.184
Subarachnoid hemorrhage following injury 4 3.937 2.891 5.363
Tuberculosis of ureter, tubercle bacilli found 5 3.573 2.282 5.594
Heart failure 6 1.863 1.463 2.371
Subarachnoid hemorrhage 7 8.654 4.473 16.742
Duodenal ulcer, chronic or unspecified with perforation 8 2.262 1.688 3.033
Acute vascular insufficiency of intestine 9 6.406 3.503 11.716
Peritonitis 10 9.242 3.872 22.063
Endocrine disease 11 0.656 0.559 0.768
Age(mean,sd) 12 1.024 1.015 1.034
Malignant neoplasm of liver 13 3.193 2.042 4.992
Encounter for chemotherapy 14 2.739 1.667 4.501
Perforation of intestine 15 2.683 1.705 4.222
Cardiogenic shock 16 1.963 1.388 2.776
Fracture of base of skull, closed with subarchn 17 6.619 2.812 15.58
Sex(Male) 18 0.762 0.659 0.881
Unspecified cerebral artery occlusion with cerebral infarction 19 1.514 1.221 1.877
Hemorrhage of gastrointestinal tract 20 1.903 1.291 2.805
Secondary malignant neoplasm of skin 21 3.328 1.787 6.199
Malignant neoplasm of head of pancreas 22 3.89 1.753 8.633
Malignant neoplasm of pyloric antrum of stomach 23 2.035 1.253 3.304
Pneumonia, organism unspecified 24 1.397 1.115 1.751
Other and unspecified cerebral laceration 25 3.051 1.524 6.109
Hypertrophy (benign) of prostate 26 0.78 0.645 0.943
Gastric ulcer, chronic or unspecified with hemorrhage 27 1.403 1.103 1.784
Fracture of vault of skull, closed 28 4.976 1.451 17.06
Malignant neoplasm of upper third of esophagus 29 3.391 1.315 8.742
Empyema, without mention of fistula 30 3.22 1.297 7.997
Arterial embolism and thrombosis of lower extremity 31 1.952 1.122 3.394
Malignant neoplasm of female breast 32 0.31 0.11 0.868
Subdural hemorrhage 33 0.47 0.244 0.903
Gastric ulcer, chronic or unspecified with hemorrhage 34 1.403 1.103 1.784
Calculus of ureter 35 0.621 0.403 0.959
Necrotizing fasciitis 36 1.591 1.052 2.407
Fracture of intertrochanteric section of femur, closed 37 1.285 1.026 1.61