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Table 2 CDI incidence and health outcomes by age group

From: National age group trends in Clostridium difficile infection incidence and health outcomes in United States Community Hospitals

Outcome Overall Elderly Adults Pediatrics P-value
CDI cases 2,279,004 1,538,933 657,513 82,558 --
CDI incidencea 4.5 11.6 3.5 1.2 <0.0001
Mortality 6.9% 8.8% 3.1% 1.4% <0.0001
Hospital LOS 8 (4–14) 8 (5–14) 7 (4–14) 6 (3–16) <0.0001
  1. aCDI incidence calculated at CDI discharges per 1000 total discharges