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Table 1 Demographics and clinical details of the 64 long-term care facility participants

From: Colonisation with ESBL-producing and carbapenemase-producing Enterobacteriaceae, vancomycin-resistant enterococci, and meticillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in a long-term care facility over one year

Factor Description N % of 64
Gender Male 34 53
  Female 30 47
Admission group Hospital 6 9
  Long-term care facility 19 30
  Home 39 61
Diabetic Yes 16 25
Care area 1&2 30 47
  3&4 34 53
Urinary catheter Yes 9 14
Wound/ulcer Yes 8 13
Antimicrobials a In year previous 31 48
Antimicrobials b During study 33 52
Hospitalisation c In year previous 11 17
Hospitalisation d During study 37 58
  Mean (SD) Min-max Median
Age 80 (10.52) 37-98 80
Initial barthel index 33 (33.17) 0-100 17.5
  1. a-dDetails were only accessible for participants in the long-term care facility during the time period, therefore no information on prior hospitalisation and antimicrobial usage was included for new admissions.