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Table 3 The correlation coefficient between factors planed to be included in the multivariate regression analysis model

From: The species distribution, antimicrobial resistance and risk factors for poor outcome of coagulase-negative staphylococci bacteraemia in China

Correlation coefficient (r) APACHE II score ALT Age ≥ 60 years Residence in ICU qSOFA (2 and 3) Prior hospital stay length (≥28 days) Pneumonia Chronic liver failure Chronic renal failure
Appropriate empirical antibiotic therapy −0.030 0.131 0.094 −0.017 0.072 −0.057 −0.153 0.028 −0.032
Chronic renal failure 0.261* −0.007 0.006 0.125 0.073 −0.111 0.049 0.218* 1.000
Chronic liver failure 0.202* 0.339* 0.000 0.127 0.131 0.007 0.116 1.000 /
Pneumonia 0.330* 0.055 0.265* 0.267* 0.251* 0.280* 1.000 / /
Prior hospital stay length (≥28 days) 0.262* −0.109 0.217* 0.238* 0.251* 1.000 / / /
qSOFA score (2 and 3) 0.594* 0.033 0.120 0.334* 1.000 / / / /
Residence in ICU 0.333* 0.067 0.061 1.000 / / / / /
Age (≥60 years) 0.281* −0.107 1.000 / / / / / /
ALT (U/L) 0.033 1.000 / / / / / / /
  1. ALT alanine aminotransferase
  2. *Bold font means that correlation coefficient (r) was statistically p < 0.05 and there was a significant correlation between the two variables