Table 2.

Case fatality associated with hospital discharge diagnosis of generalized convulsive status epilepticus

ParameterCase fatality, %UnivariateMultivariate
Relative risk*95% CIRelative risk95% CI
* The risk of in-hospital death in a particular patient population divided by the risk in the reference population.
† The relative risk of in-hospital death adjusted for sex, age, race, and insurance status using logistic regression.
HMO = health maintenance organization.
Sex
    Female11.551Reference1Reference
    Male9.940.840.76 –0.940.950.86 –1.06
Age, y
    <51.431Reference1Reference
    5–192.401.690.98 –2.911.690.97 –2.92
    20–547.645.713.69 –8.865.673.63 –8.83
    55–7416.1513.258.58 –20.4812.798.17 –20.03
    >7519.0316.1710.44 –25.0715.329.69 –24.21
Race
    White11.571Reference1Reference
    Black10.690.910.79 –1.050.990.85 –1.14
    Hispanic7.660.630.54 –0.740.980.83 –1.56
    Asian11.781.010.80 –1.291.190.92 –1.52
Insurance status
    Private/HMO9.051Reference1Reference
    Medicare15.461.841.61 –2.101.050.91 –1.21
    Indigent6.920.770.66 –0.900.990.85 –1.16