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Table 5 Treatment and clinical outcomes of pneumonia patients with MRSA and non-MRSA a

From: Prediction of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureusin patients with non-nosocomial pneumonia

Treatment and clinical outcomes MRSA Non-MRSA P-value
(n=78) (n=865)
Treatment    
   Intubation in ER 11 (14.1) 94 (10.9) 0.384
   Intubation in overall 18 (23.1) 185 (21.4) 0.728
   ICU admission via ER 11 (14.1) 152 (17.6) 0.438
   ICU admission in overall 22 (28.2) 212 (24.5) 0.469
Clinical outcomes    
   In-hospital mortality 26 (33.3) 186 (21.5) 0.017
   Days of ICU stay, median(IQR) 15.5 (11–30)b 10 (3–20)c 0.057
   Days of hospital stay, median(IQR) 16.5 (10–30) 11 (6–20) 0.001
  1. aData are presented as numbers (percentages) unless otherwise indicated.
  2. bn = 22.
  3. cn = 212.
  4. Abbreviations: MRSA methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus, ER emergency room, IQR interquartile range, ICU intensive care unit.