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Table 1 Demographic Data of Non-Bacteremic and Bacteremic Patientsa

From: Risk factors for multi-drug resistant Acinetobacter baumanniibacteremia in patients with colonization in the intensive care unit

Parameters Non-Bacteremic
(n = 92)
Bacteremic
(n = 108)
P-value
Age (yrs) 61.9 ± 15.6 61.6 ± 15.4 0.865
Gender    
Men
Women
55 (59.8)
64 (59.3)
37 (40.2)
44 (40.7)
0.940
Underlying illness    
   Diabetes mellitus 29 (31.5) 32 (29.6) 0.772
   Lung disease 19 (20.7) 12 (11.1) 0.063
   Central nervous system disorders 28 (30.4) 13 (12.0) 0.001
   Renal disease 10 (10.9) 12 (11.1) 0.957
   Hypertension 36 (39.1) 39 (36.1) 0.660
   Cardiovascular disease 16 (17.4) 13 (12.0) 0.284
   Liver disease 5 (6.5) 15 (13.9) 0.09
   Rheumatologic disease 0 (0) 4 (3.7) 0.062
   Malignancy 18 (19.6) 64 (59.3) < 0.001
Solid organ malignancy 14 (15.2) 33 (30.6) 0.011
Hematologic malignancy 5 (5.4) 31 (28.7) < 0.001
   HIV infection 0 (0) 2 (1.9) 0.190
   Organ or Bone Marrow Transplantation 1 (1.1) 12 (11.1) < 0.001
Primary ICU admission diagnosis    
   Infection 66 (71.7) 102 (94.4) < 0.001
   Respiratory failure 8 (8.7) 43 (39.8) < 0.001
   Pulmonary bleeding 2 (2.2) 1 (0.9) 0.595
   Gastrointestinal bleeding 3 (3.3) 3 (2.8) 1.000
   Liver failure 8 (8.7) 3 (2.8) 0.067
   Cardiologic disease 3 (3.3) 2 (1.9) 0.663
   Endocrinologic disease 1 (1.1) 0 (0) 0.460
   Other 8 (8.7) b 9 (8.3) c 0.927
Acquisition of Infection d    
   Community-acquired 37 (56.1) 37 (36.3) 0.037
   Hospital-acquired 19 (28.8) 46 (45.1)  
   Healthcare-associated 10 (15.1) 19 (18.6)  
  1. a Data are presented as numbers (percentages) unless otherwise indicated. Plus-minus values are means ± standard deviation
  2. b Mental change (6), post-operative care (2)
  3. c Renal failure (3), brain hemorrhage (2), mental change (2), post-operative care (2)
  4. d Number of patients/total number of patients who were admitted to ICU due to infection (percentages)
  5. HIV human immunodeficiency virus
  6. ICU intensive care unit