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Table 4 Numerical contributions of categories of predictors to development of sepsis

From: Identifying risk factors for the development of sepsis during adult severe malaria

  Predictor Percentage contribution of predictor (%) Categories of predictor Numerical contribution
1 Jaundice on admission 6.4 Yes 3.1
No 0.0
2 Anion gap on admission 18.9 < − 30 0.0
> − 30.0 to − 20.2 1.0
> − 20.2 to − 10.4 2.0
> − 10.4 to − 0.7 3.0
> 0.7–9.1 4.1
> 9.1–18.9 5.1
> 18.9–28.7 6.1
> 28.7–38.4 7.1
> 38.4–48.2 8.1
> 48.2–58 9.1
3 Percentage parasitaemia on admission 20.8 0 0
0–7.1 1.0
7.1–14.2 2.0
14.2–21.3 3.0
21.3–28.4 4.0
28.4–35.6 5.0
35.6–42.7 6.0
42.6–49.8 7.0
49.8–56.9 8.0
56.9–64.0 9.0
64.0–71.2 10.0
3 Sex 9.3 Male 0.0
Female 4.5
4 Coma on admission 7.7 Yes 3.7
No 0.0
4 Shock on admission 11.8 Yes 5.7
No 0.0
5 Respiratory distress on admission 12.0 Yes 5.8
No 0.0
6 Blood urea nitrogen levels on admission (mg/dl) 13.1 0.00–3.00 0.1
> 3.00–30.4 1.4
> 30.4–57.8 2.6
> 57.8–85.2 3.8
> 85.2–112.6 5.0
> 112.6–140.0 6.3
7 Total possible score 100.0 48.2