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Table 1 Summary of patient characteristics

From: Antimicrobial stewardship of Chinese ministry of health reduces multidrug-resistant organism isolates in critically ill patients: a pre-post study from a single center

  All patients (978) Before management (433) After Management (545) p value
Age, years 64 ± 19 64 ± 19 65 ± 18 0.319
Male (%) 630 (64) 267 (62) 363 (67) 0.109
APACHEII score 16 ± 9 16 ± 9 16 ± 9 0.578
Admission source
 Emergency 313 (32) 132 (30) 181 (33) 0.268
 Surgery 473 (48) 205 (47) 268 (49) 0.569
 Medicine 192 (20) 96 (22) 96 (18) 0.075
ICU mortality (%) 244 (25) 112 (26) 132 (24) 0.55
Hospital mortality (%) 281 (29) 133 (31) 148 (27) 0.22
Duration of ICU stay 5 (2–10) 5 (2–10) 5 (2–10) 0.954
Duration of hospitalization 17 (8–30) 18 (8–33) 17 (9–30) 0.009
  1. APACHEII Acute Physiology and Chronic Health Evaluation II