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Table 3 Risk factors associated with death in population studied (univariate versus multivariate analysis)

From: Chronic illness needing palliative care in Kinshasa hospitals, Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC)

Variables Crude OR (95% CI) p value Adjusted OR (95% CI) p value
Chronic disease
 CVD
  Yes 1.2 (0.9–1.2) 0.052 NA  
  No 1    
Onco
 Yes 1.0 (0.8–1.1) 0.775 NA  
 No 1    
AIDS
 Yes 1.8 (1.5–2.3) <0.001 2.2 (1.7–2.7) <0.001
 No 1   1  
Comorbidity
 Yes 1.3 (1.0–1.5) 0.015 NA  
 No 1    
Sex
 Male 1    
 Female 1.1 (0.9–1.3) 0.470 NA  
Age group (years)
 <40 1   1  
 41–65 0.9 (0.8–1.2) 0.965 1.3 (1.0–1.7) 0.027
 >65 1.2 (0.9–1.5) 0.246 1.7 (1.3–2.3) <0.001
  1. Hosmer-Lemeshow test = 0.36, p = 0.948
  2. OR odds ratio, CI confidence interval, AIDS acquired immunodeficiency syndrome, Onco oncological diseases, NA none applicable