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Table 5 Age of patients and severity of illness: comparison of clinical and biological data

From: “Does the Salmonella Genomic Island 1 (SGI1) confer invasiveness properties to human isolates?”

Variables (n: number of patients) Median agea iqra p-valueb
Invasive infection
 No (n = 85) 12.7 53.5 p = 0.03
 Yes (n = 15) 55.6 61.4
Bacteremia
 No (n = 88) 15.5 53.6 p = 0.08
 Yes (n = 12) 43.1 64.6
Sepsis
 No (n = 85) 12.7 48.8 p = 0.01
 Yes (n = 15) 57.1 46.1
Fever or hypothermia
 No (n = 37) 29 58 p = 0.24
 Yes (n = 58) 9.1 51.7
Inflammatory response
 No (n = 3) 2.6 1.7 p = 0.04
 Yes (n = 82) 24.3 56.6
  1. aData are presented in years
  2. bKruskal - Wallis test was performed and p-values <0.05 were considered statistically significant
  3. Number italicized were statically significant