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Table 1 Demographics and risk factors

From: The prevalence of ESBL-producing Enterobacteriaceae in a nursing home setting compared with elderly living at home: a cross-sectional comparison

Variable Nursing home (n = 91) Living at home (n = 69) P-value
Age (years) 65–102 60–98
Age median (years) 89 78
Female 63 (69 %) 51 (74 %)
Male 28 (31 %) 18 (26 %)
Hospital staya 15 (16.5 %) 3 (4.3 %) 0,016
Surgerya 2 (2.2 %) 2 (2.9 %) 1
Foreign travela 1 (1.1 %) 23 (33.3 %) <0,001
Hospital stay abroada 0 0
Chronic heart disease 31 (34.1 %) 11 (15.9 %) 0,01
COPD 10 (11.0 %) 1 (1.4 %) 0,024
Other chronic lung disease 5 (5.5 %) 4 (5.8 %) 1.00
Neurological disease, stroke 23 (25.3 %) 6 (8.7 %) 0.007
Diabetes mellitus 7 (7.7 %) 10 (14.5 %) 0.167
Autoimmune disease 8 (8.8 %) 3 (4.3 %) 0.353
Cancer 10 (11.0 %) 2 (2.9 %) 0.054
Haematological disease 1 (1.1 %) 0 1.00
Liver failure 1 (1.1 %) 0 1.00
Kidney failure 3 (3.3 %) 0 0.26
Immunosuppressive treatmentb 0 0
Antibiotic treatmenta 25 (27.5 %) 5 (7.2 %) 0.001
  1. aThe past six months bCorresponding Prednisolon > 5 mg/day