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Table 1 Baseline demographic and clinical characteristics for each group

From: Adherence to recommendations by infectious disease consultants and its influence on outcomes of intravenous antibiotic-treated hospitalized patients

  Intervention Non intervention
  Complete Partial Non adherence Total  
N 199 141 231 571 602
Age (years; mean ± SD) 64.9 ± 17.6 64.7 ± 15.8 64.8 ± 17.8 64.8 ± 17.2 65.0 ± 17.2
  ≤65 90 (45.2) 69 (48.9) 99 (42.8) 258 (45.2) 272 (45.2)
  66-75 38 (19.1) 33 (23.4) 60 (26.0) 131 (22.9) 128 (21.3)
  >75 71 (35.7) 39 (27.7) 72 (31.2) 182 (31.9) 202 (33.5)
Males 127 (63.8) 91 (64.5) 142 (61.5) 360 (63.0) 375 (62.3)
Coming from healthcare facilities 47 (23.6) 26 (18.4) 63 (27.3) 136 (23.8) 103 (17.1)
Prior hospitalization (previous 30 days) 56 (28.1) 41 (29.1) 76 (32.9) 173 (30.3) 150 (24.9)
Prior hospitalization (previous 90 days) 81 (40.7) 53 (37.6) 89 (38.5) 223 (39.1) 184 (30.6)
Ward of admission (Surgical) 102 (51.3) 89 (63.1) 158 (68.4) a 349 (61.1) 423 (70.3)
Charlson (mean ± SD) 2.26 ± 2.04 2.74 ± 2.38 2.38 ± 2.15 2.43 ± 2.18 2. 09 ± 2.10
  ≤1 82 (41.2) 53 (37.6) 90 (39.0) 225 (39.4) 293 (48.7)
  2 44 (22.1) 23 (16.3) 42 (18.2) 109 (19.1) 111 (18.4)
  3 34 (17.1) 20 (14.2) 36 (15.6) 90 (15.8) 69 (11.5)
  ≥4 39 (19.6) 45 (31.9) 63 (27.3) 147 (25.7) 129 (21.4)
Mc Cabe (Fatal) 64 (32.2) 55 (39.0) 72 (31.2) 191 (33.4) 201 (33.4)
Reason for admission (infectious disease) 102 (51.3) 68 (48.2) 111 (48.1) 281 (49.2) 299 (49.7)
  1. ap<0.001 versus complete adherence. Data expressed as n (%) except where indicated.