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Table 4 Risk factors for candidemia among cancer patients

From: Evaluation of candidemia in epidemiology and risk factors among cancer patients in a cancer center of China: an 8-year case-control study

Risk factors OR 95% CI p value
Age > = 65 years old 0.989 0.502–1.947 0.974
Surgery 1.097 0.348–3.455 0.874
Central venous catheters >7 days 1.64 0.729–3.689 0.232
Total parenteral nutrition >5 days 2.515 1.060–5.966 0.036
Urinary catheter >2 days 5.105 1.913–13.626 0.001
Nasogastric tube >3 days 1.024 0.423–2.480 0.958
Distant organ metastasis of cancer 3.610 1.578–8.263 0.002
Gastrointestinal cancer 2.189 1.029–4.657 0.042
Medicine ward 1.107 0.435–2.816 0.830
Previous antibiotics explore 1.242 0.401–3.847 0.707
  1. OR odds ratio, CI confidence interval