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Table 2 Comparison of mortality rates among 127 patients infected by carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae in the ICU and in the ward

From: A prospective study of treatment of carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae infections and risk factors associated with outcome

Mortality Overall (n = 127) ICU (n = 98) Ward (n = 29) P
Hospital 78(61.4 %) 69(70.4 %) 9(31.0 %) <0.001
Infection-related 44(34.6 %) 38(38.8 %) 6(20.7 %) 0.05
30 days 36(28.3 %) 30(30.6 %) 6(20.7 %) 0.21
  1. ICU intensive care unit