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Table 1 Characteristics of cases with hospital-associated and community-acquired Staphylococcus aureus bacteraemia in Denmark from 1995-2008

From: Stable incidence and continued improvement in short term mortality of Staphylococcus aureus bacteraemia between 1995 and 2008

  Hospital-associated SAB N = 9412 (56.6%) Community-acquired SAB N = 5074 (30.5%)
MRSA   
 No 9332(99.2%) 5039(99.3%)
 Yes 80(0.8%) 35(0.7%)
Age, years   
 <1 337(3.6%) 58(1.1%)
 1-15 232(2.5%) 235(4.6%)
 16-35 535(5.7%) 405(8.0%)
 36-55 1733(18.4%) 938(18.5%)
 56-75 3982(42.3%) 1734(34.2%)
 >75 2593(27.5%) 1704(33.6%)
Sex   
 Female 3755(39.9%) 1927(38.0%)
 Male 5657(60.1%) 3147(62.0%)
CCI score   
 0 2822(30.0%) 2293(45.2%)
 1-2 3868(41.1%) 1801(35.5%)
 > 2 2722(28.9%) 980(19.3%)
Alcohol-related disorders   
 No 8585(91.2%) 4532(89.3%)
 Yes 827(8.8%) 542(10.7%)
Year   
 1995-1997 1893(20.1%) 989(19.5%)
 1998-2000 1992(21.2%) 1261(24.9%)
 2001-2003 2010(21.4%) 893(17.6%)
 2004-2006 2171(23.1%) 1155(22.8%)
 2007-2008 1346(14.3%) 776(15.3%)
  1. SAB: Staphylococcus aureus bacteraemia; MRSA: Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus.
  2. CCI: Charlson comorbidity index.