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Table 4 Comparison of demographic data and clinical characteristics between patients who survived vs. those who died

From: Streptococcus agalactiae in adults at chiang mai university hospital: a retrospective study

Factors Survive (N = 70) Death (N = 12) p-value
Male (N, %) 33 (47.1) 9 (75.0) 0.074
Age (years) (median, IQR) 50 (28, 63) 59 (48.5, 64.5) 0.115
Underlying diseases (N, %)    
   Diabetes 16 (22.9) 1 (8.3) 0.275
   Chronic renal diseases 9 (12.9) 1 (8.3) 0.661
   Cirrhosis 1 (1.4) 1 (8.3) 0.206
   Malignancy 6 (8.6) 2 (16.7) 0.791
Signs/symptoms (N, %)    
   Fever 54 (77.1) 8 (66.7) 0.438
   Headache 5 (7.1) 3 (25.0) 0.071
   Alteration of consciousness 6 (8.6) 1 (8.3) 0.978
Site of infection (N, %)    
   Bloodstream 24 (34.3) 5 (41.7) 0.621
   Meningitis 5 (7.1) 3 (25.0) 0.054
Laboratory findings (mean ± SD or median, IQR)
   Hemoglobin (g/dL) 12.1 ± 2.1 12.6 ± 3.4 0.486
   White blood cell count (cells/mm3) 12,700
(9800, 17100)
10,620
(7850, 15740)
0.213
   Serum creatinine (mg/dL) 1.1 (0.9, 1.7) 1.6 (1.0, 2.8) 0.073