Journal of Tropical Medicine / 2014 / Article / Tab 6

Research Article

Clinical, Laboratory, and Management Profile in Patients of Liver Abscess from Northern India

Table 6

Statistical analysis: results of statistical analysis of abscess size and duration of hospitalisation with various clinical and laboratory variables using multivariate analysis. Association of these variables with mortality was studied using Chi-square test, which has also been given (only data with significant associations has been given).

ParameterCorrelation coefficientP value

Abscess volumeAnemia−0.330.005
Alkaline phosphatase0.370.041

Duration of hospitalisation (morbidity indicators)Duration of fever0.02
ESR0.160.021
INR0.200.043
Albumin−0.280.033

MortalityFemales0.001
Duration of fever0.001
Icterus0.001
Ascites0.006
Pleural effusion0.028

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