Table 3

Logistic regression demonstrating characteristics associated with death before postoperative day 5

EffectOR95% Confidence limitsP value
Age >803.422.764.25<0.001
Smoker1.321.081.60.006
Preoperative ventilation2.812.413.62<0.001
Ascites1.631.242.16<0.001
ESRD1.781.372.31<0.001
Disseminated cancer1.451.111.90.006
Preoperative sepsis1.461.141.880.003
Preoperative septic shock3.622.844.7<0.001
Postoperative pneumonia2.181.592.99<0.001
Pulmonary embolism5.781.6712.57<0.001
Postoperative septic shock4.453.474.95<0.001
Postoperative renal failure1.891.452.62<0.001
  • ESRD, end-stage renal disease.