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Table 2 Univariate and multivariate odds ratio of biochemical and clinical predictive factors of biochemical adrenal insufficiency in inpatients

From: Clinical and biochemical factors to predict biochemical adrenal insufficiency in hospitalized patients with indeterminate cortisol levels: a retrospective study

FactorsCrude dOR (95% confidence interval)p-valueMultivariable dOR (95% confidence interval)p-value
Cirrhosis3.70 (1.38–9.91)0.0099.05 (7.67–10.66)< 0.001
Cushingoid appearance in exogenous steroid use7.16 (3.70–13.87)< 0.0018.56 (8.02–9.14)< 0.001
Chronic kidney disease0.84 (0.61–1.16)0.2952.21 (1.95–2.51)< 0.001
Random cortisol < 10 μg/dl8.05 (3.64–17.83)< 0.0018.69 (5.76–13.11)< 0.001
Cholesterol < 150 mg/dL1.68 (0.77–3.64)0.1892.64 (1.37–5.07)0.003
Sodium < 140 mEq/L1.53 (1.06–2.19)0.0211.73 (1.18–2.53)0.004