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Table 1 Clinical characteristics of the patients

From: Infection Probability Score, APACHE II and KARNOFSKY scoring systems as predictors of bloodstream infection onset in hematology-oncology patients

Characteristics N = 102 %
Gender   
   Male 53 52
   Female 49 48
Hospital BSIs 17 17.3
Neutropenia 47 46.1
Deaths 8 7.8
Hematology diseases   
   Acute myeloid leukemia 34 33.3
   Acute lymphocytic leukemia 16 15.7
   Multiple myeloma 15 14.7
   Non Hodgkin's Lymphoma 14 13.7
   Myelodysplastic syndrome 7 6.9
   Aplastic anemia 6 5.9
   Hodgkin's Lymphoma 4 3.9
   Chronic Lymphocitic leukemia 4 3.9
   Chronic myelogenous leukemia 2 2
Age (median) 53.30 ± 18.59, median 56 (Range 17-85)  
Length of stay(median) 21.54 ± 16.83, median 18 (Range 3-89)  
IPS score at admission 7.29 ± 6.41, median 6 (Range 0-21)  
IPS score for the first 3 days of hospitalization 6.92 ± 6.05, median 5.5 (Range 0-20)  
APACHE II score at admission 12.35 ± 0.44 median 12 (Range 5-32)  
APACHE II score for the first 3 days of hospitalization 11.79 ± 4.31 median 11 (Range 0-27)  
Karnofsky score in the admission 78.51 ± 14.89, median 80 (Range 40-100)