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Table 2 Patient characteristics. When not all eligible patients were included (due to missing values) the number of included patients is indicated in the upper row of the cell

From: Appropriate antibiotic use for patients with complicated urinary tract infections in 38 Dutch Hospital Departments: a retrospective study of variation and determinants

Patients Internal Medicine (n = 981) Urology (n = 983) Total (n = 1,964)
Male sex* 381 (40) 753 (77) 1134 (58)
Age in years, median (IQR) 74 (27) 58 (28) 65 (31)
Comorbidity n = 981 n = 981 n = 1962
Any 649 (66) 388 (40) 1037 (53)
Diabetes mellitus 282 (29) 99 (10) 381 (19)
Urological comorbidity and/or kidney disease 275 (28) 243 (25) 518 (26)
Urinary catheter 168 (17) 104 (11) 272 (14)
Glomerular filtration rate, MDRD (mL/min/1.73m2), mean (SD) n = 974 n = 748 n = 1722
61 (42) 81 (29) 70 (38)
Allergy to (any) antibiotics 63 (6) 66 (7) 129 (7)
Treated at outpatient department 30 (3) 620 (63) 650 (33)
Admission at night (7 PM – 7 AM) n = 634 n = 295 n = 929
213 (34) 67 (23) 280 (30)
Antibiotic therapy within past 14 days 405 (41) 283 (29) 688 (35)
Febrile UTI n = 980 n = 982 n = 1962
794 (81) 386 (39) 1180 (60)
Positive urine culture n = 979 n = 976 n = 1955
637 (65) 436 (45) 1073 (55)
  1. *Numbers are n (%), unless otherwise indicated