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Volume 28, Number 12—December 2022

Acinetobacter baumannii among Patients Receiving Glucocorticoid Aerosol Therapy during Invasive Mechanical Ventilation, China

Wenchao Zhang1, Mei Yin1, Wei Li, Nana Xu, Haining Lu, Weidong Qin, Hui Han, Chen Li, Dawei Wu, and Hao WangComments to Author 
Author affiliations: Qilu Hospital of Shandong University, Jinan, China (W. Zhang, M. Yin, W. Li, N. Xu, W. Qin, H. Han, C. Li, H. Wang); Qingdao Branch, Qilu Hospital of Shandong University, Qingdao, China (H. Lu, D. Wu)

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Table 3

Multivariate analysis of risk factors for Acinetobacter baumannii among propensity-matched patient cohort during invasive mechanical ventilation, China*

Variables p value Hazard ratio (95% CI)
Underlying conditions
Cardiovascular diseases 0.117 1.361 (0.926–2.001)
Chronic renal insufficiency 0.800 1.052 (0.712–1.554)
Type 2 diabetes mellitus 0.243 1.271 (0.850–1.899)
Current or former smoker
1.442 (0.998–2.083)
  Glucocorticoid aerosol inhalation 0.032 1.489 (1.036–2.141)
Broad-spectrum antimicrobial drugs, >7 d 0.004 6.315 (2.543–13.921)
Invasive mechanical ventilation, >5 d <0.001 2.388 (1.614–3.534)
Vasopressor treatment, >3 d
1.188 (0.719–1.963)
APACHE II score 0.363 1.014 (0.984–1.045)

*Only variables with p<0.1 in univariate analysis of the propensity-matched cohort were included. APACHE II, Acute Physiology and Chronic Health Evaluation II; COPD, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.

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1These authors contributed equally to this article.

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