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Table 1 The demographic characteristics of the study group

From: Longevity and gender as the risk factors of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus infections in southern Poland

Characteristics Total (N = 613) Male (N = 289) Female (N = 324) OR (95%CI) P-value
Age (years) (median, quartiles) 72 (66;79) 70,0 (65;77) 74 (66;80) N/A 0.0003
Step aging n (%) <0.0001
 Young old 311 (100.0) 172 (55.3) 139 (44.7) 1.9 (1.42–2.69)
 Old old 272 (100.0) 110 (40.4) 162 (59.6) 0.4 (0.27–0.52)
 Longevity 30 (100.0) 7 (23.3) 23 (76.7) 0.3 (0.14–0.77)
Type of infection n (%) 0.0231
 PNU 47 (100.0) 22 (46.8) 25 (53.2) 0.9 (0.54–1.79)
 BSI 37 (100.0) 25 (67.6) 12 (32.4) 2.3 (1.09–4.60)
 SSTI 416 (100.0) 196 (47.1) 220 (52.9) 0.9 (0.71–1.39)
 EI 62 (100.0) 30 (48.4) 32 (51.6) 1.1 (0.63–1.79)
 Others 51 (100.0) 16 (31.4) 35 (68.6) 0.5 (0.26–0.89)
Place of the treatment infections n (%)
 INPATIENTS 430 (100.0) 213 (49.5) 217 (50.5) 1.4 (0.97–1.96) 0.0309
 LTCF 16 (100.0) 3 (18.8) 13 (81.6) 0.3 (0.07–0.89)
 OUTPATIENTS 167 (100.0) 73 (43.7) 94 (56.3) 0.8 (0.58–1.18)
Infections treated in hospitals (INPATIENTS N = 430, n (%))
 ICU 19 (100.0) 12 (62.3) 7 (36.8) 1.8 (0.69–4.64) 0.014
 non-ICU 411 (100.0) 201 (48.9) 210 (51.1)
  1. Abbreviations: PNU pneumonia, BSI bloodstream infection, SSTI skin and soft tissue infection, EI eye infection, INPATIENTS Hospital Infection, LCTF long term care facility, OUTPATIENTS Community Infection, ICU Intensive Care Unit, Non-ICU Non Intensive Care Unit, OR odds ratio, 95%CL 95% confidence interval, P-value probability value, N/A not applicable/ not available?