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Table 2 Multivariate analysis – variables associated with in-hospital and long-term mortality

From: The influence of postoperative albumin levels on the outcome of cardiac surgery

Dependent variable in-hospital mortalityOdds ratio
(95% Confidence Interval)
P-value
 Age1.050 (1.027–1.075)< 0.001
 Cardiopulmonary bypass time (> 100 min)1.007 (1.003–1.010)0.001
 Albumin 24 h after surgery (g·L−1)0.844 (0.805–0.844)0.007
Dependent variable long-term mortalityHazards ratio
(95% Confidence Interval)
P-value
 Age1.063 (1.049–1.076)< 0.001
 Cardiopulmonary bypass time (> 100 min)1.004 (1.002–1.006)0.001
 Dilated cardiomyopathy1.435 (1.139–1.810)0.002
 Albumin 24 h after surgery (g·L−1)0.846 (0.821–0.871)< 0.001
 Acute Renal Failure2.523 (1.395–2.933)< 0.001
 Low Cardiac Output Syndrome1.489 (1.276–1.656)0.006
 Septicaemia1.125 (1.018–1.696)0.02