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Table 1 Comparison of various related factors between CNS and Enterococcus spp. groups

From: Comparison of the most common isolates of postoperative endophthalmitis in South Korea; Enterococcus species vs coagulase-negative staphylococci

  Enterococcus spp. group (n = 19) CNS group (n = 19) p
Age 69.6 (±7.5) 73.7 (±6.5) 0.09a
Sex (%, eyes)    1.00b
 Male 36.8 (7) 31.6 (6)  
 Female 63.2 (12) 68.4 (13)  
DM (%, eyes) 21.1 (4) 42.1 (8) 0.29b
HTN (%, eyes) 47.4 (9) 63.2 (12) 0.51b
Drinking (%, eyes) 26.3 (5) 21.1 (4) 1.00b
Smoking (%, eyes) 15.8 (3) 21.1 (4) 1.00b
Causative procedure (%, eyes)    1.00b
 Phacoemusification 94.7 (18) 89.5 (17)  
 Trabeculectomy 5.3 (1) 10.5 (2)  
Laterality (OD : OS) 12 : 7 12 : 7 1.00b
Residential area (%, eyes)    1.00b
 Urban area 84.2 (16) 78.9 (15)  
 Rural area 15.8 (3) 21.1 (4)  
  1. aMann Whitney U test
  2. bFisher exact test