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Table 2 Number of samples tested and CDI episodes distributed according to age groups

From: Clostridium difficile infection in Italian urban hospitals: data from 2006 through 2011

Age group (years) Samples tested for CD toxins CDI episodes (%)
18-40 920 31 (3.4)
41-60 1248 63 (5)
61-80 1866 160 (8.6)
>80 917 148 (16.1)
Total 4951 402 (8.1)
  1. CD = Clostridium difficile.
  2. CDI = Clostridium difficile infection.