Table 4

30-day mortality from pleural empyema in cohorts with and without schizophrenia and OR of mortality

Schizophrenia
NoYes
Deaths/events6/6711/164
Mortality per 1008.966.71
Crude OR (95% CI)1 (reference)0.73 (0.26 to 2.06)
Adjusted OR* (95% CI)1 (reference)0.95 (0.30 to 3.01)
  • *Multivariable analysis controlling for age, sex, occupation, income, urbanisation and comorbidities of diabetes, asthma, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, chronic liver disease and cirrhosis, malnutrition and alcohol abuse.