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Table 3 Independent mortality predictor for methanol poisoning by Cox proportional hazard regression analysis in all the participants

From: Association between acute methanol poisoning and subsequent mortality: a nationwide study in Taiwan

Variable Crude HR (95% CI) AHR (95% CI)a
Cohort
 With methanol poisoning 21.08 (17.21–25.82) 13.48 (10.76–16.88)
 Without methanol poisoning 1 (reference) 1 (reference)
Comorbidity
 Hypertension 3.36 (2.73–4.13) 1.81 (1.40–2.34)
 Diabetes 3.85 (3.02–4.90) 1.23 (0.91–1.65)
 Hyperlipidemia 2.29 (1.75–3.00) 0.83 (0.62–1.12)
 Stroke 4.23 (2.64–6.79) 1.31 (0.78–2.19)
 CAD 2.85 (2.15–3.78) 1.07 (0.78–1.48)
 COPD 4.44 (2.96–6.67) 1.71 (1.11–2.61)
 Renal disease 2.43 (1.88–3.13) 1.04 (0.79–1.38)
 Liver disease 5.74 (4.71–7.00) 2.07 (1.61–2.66)
 Malignancy 3.47 (2.43–4.95) 1.82 (1.24–2.69)
 Drug abuse 13.21 (10.32–16.91) 1.87 (1.38–2.54)
 Mental disorder 4.01 (3.25–4.95) 0.94 (0.72–1.22)
Monthly income ($TWD)
 < 20,000 4.13 (2.46–6.93) 2.30 (1.36–3.88)
 20,001–39,999 1.29 (0.71–2.36) 1.13 (0.62–2.07)
 ≥ 40,000 1 (reference) 1 (reference)
  1. AHR adjusted hazard ratio, CI confidence interval, HD hemodialysis, ARF acute respiratory failure, CAD coronary artery disease, COPD chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, TWD Taiwan Dollar
  2. aAdjusted for hypertension, diabetes, hyperlipidemia, stroke, CAD, COPD, renal disease, liver disease, malignancy, drug abuse, mental disorder, and monthly income