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Table 3 Multivariable analysis model for 28-day mortality in the development set

From: Development and validation of the VitaL CLASS score to predict mortality in stage IV solid cancer patients with septic shock in the emergency department: a multi-center, prospective cohort study

Characteristics Multivariable analysis Bootstrapping method
HR 95% confidence interval p value Relative frequency*
Lung cancer 2.025 1.345–3.050 0.001 0.959
Vital signs at ED admission
 Respiratory rate ≥ 22/min 2.517 1.713–3.698 < 0.001 0.858
 Body temperature < 38.0 °C 2.918 1.903–4.475 < 0.001 0.994
 Altered mentation 2.021 1.328–3.074 0.001 0.923
Laboratory values
 Albumin < 2.8 g/dL 2.473 1.665–3.672 < 0.001 0.977
 Lactic acid, mmol/L    < 0.001  
 4.0–7.9 1.597 1.032–2.473 0.04 0.997
 ≥ 8.0 3.767 2.343–6.054 < 0.001  
  1. HR hazard ratio
  2. *A 50% relative frequency of selection in bootstrap resampling was the criterion for inclusion of predictors in the final multivariate model