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Table 1 Characteristics of the source population and study population

From: Suspicion of respiratory tract infection with multidrug-resistant Enterobacteriaceae: epidemiology and risk factors from a Paediatric Intensive Care Unit

  Source population (n = 7551) Study population (n = 123)
  MDR (n = 43) Susceptible (n = 80) p-value
Characteristics of the source and study population
Sex m/f 4129/3422 24/19 50/30 0.47
Infant/Non-infant 974/6577 25/18 53/27 0.37
Age in years (median, [IQR]) 3.3 [0.5;10.7] 0.4 [0.1;2.5] 0.6 [0.2;2.0] 0.94
  1. Comparison between patients with MDR (n = 43) and susceptible (n = 80) isolates. MDR Multidrug-resistant Enterobacteriaceae, IQR Interquartile Range