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Table 2 Severity of illness and outcomes patients with invasive pneumococcal disease with and without septic arthritis

From: Rates of, and risk factors for, septic arthritis in patients with invasive pneumococcal disease: prospective cohort study

Outcomes Septic Arthritis No Septic Arthritis Unadjusted P-value
Intensive Care Unit Admission 7 (13.7) 876 (27.4) 0.04
Mechanical ventilation 5 (9.8) 680 (21.3) 0.055
Meningitis 0 (0) 160 (5) 0.18
Bacteremia 51 (100) 3061 (96) 0.17
Empyema 5 (9.8) 215 (6.7) 0.81
Cellulitis 2 (3.9) 81 (2.5) 0.53
Creatinine increase of >100 umol/L 2 (3.9) 116 (3.6) 0.91
Hemoglobin g/La 119.5 (25.0) 122.2 (19.6) 0.46
WBC × 109 /Lb 16.0 (1.0) 17.8 (0.4) 0.51
Platelets × 109 /Lc 251.3 (25.9) 213.6 (2.1) 0.03
In hospital mortality 6 (11.8) 480 (15) 0.52
  1. a60 no septic arthritis patients missing data
  2. b57 no septic arthritis patients missing data
  3. c68 no septic arthritis patients missing data