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Table 1 Risk factors for Fusobacterium bacteremia associated with selected underlying conditions (62 Patients)

From: Incidence, risk factors, and outcomes of Fusobacterium species bacteremia

Factor Age Group* No. (%) IRR (95% CI) p-value
Malignancy ≥20 10 14.29 (7.28-26.35) <0.001
Dialysis ≥20 9 14.14 (6.18-28.59) <0.001
Dementia ≥50 3 4.57 (0.92-14.03) 0.018
Chronic obstructive lung disease ≥12 6 3.46 (1.22-8.02) 0.007
Diabetes ≥1 6 3.24 (1.14-7.51) 0.009
Heart Disease ≥12 7 3.05 (1.17-6.75) 0.007
Alcoholism ≥20 5 2.11 (0.66-5.21) 0.070
Stroke ≥12 1 1.62 (0.04-9.39) 0.296
  1. IRR incidence rate ratio, CI confidence interval.
  2. *Age Group included in analysis of risk factor.