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Table 2 Multivariate analysis of treatment failure predictors *,**

From: Bacteria drug resistance profile affects knee and hip periprosthetic joint infection outcome with debridement, antibiotics and implant retention

  P value Adjusted risk ratio 95% confidence interval
gender 0.123 0.103 0.006–1.84
age 0.782 0.967 0.766–1.22
time of post-arthroplasty infection (days) 0.108 1.19 0.962–1.47
joint (knee or hip) 0.753 1.461 0.137–15.52
diabetes 0.905 1.248 45.101 0.033–15.52
rheumatic disease 0.04 45.101 1.18–1723.14c2.641–1296.90 1.039–2402
multidrug-sensitive bacteria 0.034
methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus 0.01 58.527 2.641–1296.90
other multidrug-resistant bacteria 0.048 49.967 1.039–2402
constant 0.999 0
  1. *Multivariate logistic regression was performed to investigate the effects of gender, joint affected, diabetes, smoking, inflammatory disease and type of bacteria in the outcome for treatment failure
  2. **Bold values represent statistical significance (p < 0.05)