Table 4: Odds ratios for the relation between polymicrobial BSI and age of patients adjusted for potential clinical confounders.

Potential confounderAdjusted ORa (95% CIb) value

Diagnosis0.29 (0.13, 0.68).004
Type of catheter0.39 (0.16, 0.95).038
Neutropenia0.33 (0.14, 0.74).008
Parenteral nutrition0.33 (0.14, 0.77).009
Recurrence0.25 (0.08, 0.82).023
Removal0.33 (0.14, 0.75).008

aOR: odds ratio; b95% CI: 95% confidence interval.