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Table 3 Outcomes following initial CDI hospitalization

From: Risk factors for recurrent Clostridium difficile infection (CDI) hospitalization among hospitalized patients with an initial CDI episode: a retrospective cohort study

Patient characteristics Patients who developed rCDI Patients who did not develop rCDI Hazard ratio p-value
(n = 425) (n = 3775) 95% CI  
Discharged to a healthcare facility 130 (31) 1029 (27) 1.18 (0.96 – 1.45) 0.11
Inpatient readmission(s) before end of iCDI treatment 48 (11) 241 (6) 1.76 (1.30 – 2.37) <.001
Inpatient readmission(s) after end of iCDI treatment 126 (30) 857 (23) 1.31 (1.07 – 1.62) 0.01
  1. iCDI = initial episode of C. difficile infection, rCDI = recurrent C. difficile infection.