Table 3
(a) Multivariate results for mortality, excluding patients with sepsis

Odds ratio (95% C.I.)P-Value

PaO2/FiO210.88 (0.79, 0.99).03
Other OSF22.28 (1.60, 3.26)<.01
CNS Failure6.81 (2.94, 15.79)<.01
Fluid Balance31.09 (1.00, 1.18).05

(b) Multivariate results for ventilator-free days, excluding patients with sepsis

Coefficient (95% C.I.)P-Value

PaO2/FiO210.41 (0.11, 0.70)<.01
Other OSF2−2.92 (−3.98, −1.87)<.01
CNS failure−5.56 (−8.55, −2.57)<.01
Fluid balance3−0.21 (−0.42, −0.01).04

1PaO2/FiO2 measured in 20 point increases.
2Nonpulmonary, non-CNS organ system failure.
3Fluid Balance measured in 10 mL/kg/day increment.