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Table 4 Differences in Length of Hospital Stay, ICU Admission Rate, and In-hospital Mortality

From: Bacteremia in hospitalized patients with human immunodeficiency virus: A prospective, cohort study

  Blood stream infectiona  
  Present Absent  
Characteristic (n = 88) (n = 1,137) P
Length of hospital stay,    
   mean ± SD (median), d 8.7 ± 9.3 (6) 6.0 ± 6.3 (4) 0.0003
ICU admission 21 (24) 112 (10) < 0.0001
In-hospital mortality 16 (18) 51 (4) < 0.0001
  1. ICU, intensive care unit; SD, standard deviation. aValues are number (percentage) unless otherwise indicated.