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Table 5 Comparing rate of shuntinfection by risk factors and AIS vs non-AIS

From: Do antibiotic-impregnated shunts in hydrocephalus therapy reduce the risk of infection? An observational study in 258 patients

Risk factors   No shuntinfection Shuntinfection n
No non-AIS 45 (97.83%) 1 (2.17 %) 46
No AIS 14 (100 %) 0 (0 %) 14
Yes non-AIS 117 (92.86 %) 9 (7.14 %) 126
Yes AIS 67 (93.06 %) 5 (6.94 %) 72
  n 243 15 258
  1. AIS differs not from non-AIS; p = 0.4660 by Pearson