Table 2.

Clinical and biochemical predictors of AKI at 24 h before clinical diagnosis of AKIa

VariablesAdjusted OR95% CIP
Age0.990.96 to 1.020.5
Female gender1.90.67 to 5.80.2
APACHE III score1.021.001 to 1.050.04
Sepsis1.780.6 to 5.80.3
Creatinine 1 d before AKI5.80.8 to 210.2
Urine output 1 d before AKI0.80.51 to 1.20.4
IL-18 level 1 d before AKI0.0009
    >25 pg/ml5.51.9 to 15.9
    >50 pg/ml3.21.2 to 8.9
    >100 pg/ml6.52.1 to 20.4
    >200 pg/ml8.12.1 to 30.4
  • a OR, odds ratio; CI, confidence interval.