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Table 3 Logistic regression model for plasma concentrations of MIF using mortality as the dependent variables

From: Prognostic value of serum macrophage migration inhibitory factor levels in pulmonary tuberculosis

MIF quartiles, ng/ml Death/all patients (%) Crude OR (95% CI); P Multivariable-adjusted; Pξ‡
Quartile 1(< 19.1) 3/73 (4.1) Reference Reference
Quartile 2 (19.1–23.0) 5/74 (6.8) 1.69 (0.39–7.35); 0.48 1.22 (0.84–4.22); 0.73
Quartile 3 (23.1–28.1) 11/69 (15.9) 4.43 (1.18–16.62); 0.018 2.58 (0.89–8.16); 0.19
Quartile 4(> 28.1) 17/71 (23.9) 7.35 (2.05–26.36); 0.001 3.36 (1.21–15.14); 0.012
  1. ξAdjusted for age, cavitary lesion, pleural effusion, drug-resistant, disseminated, ALB, CRP, WBC, IL-6 and MIF
  2. P value for the trend < 0.001
  3. OR odds ratio, CI confidence interval, CRP C-reactive protein, IL-6 Interleukin 6, WBC white blood cell count, FBG fasting blood glucose, MIF macrophage migration inhibitory factor, ALB Albumin