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Table 2 Best 5 variables when using random forests with 30-Day criteria, from best to worse

From: Screening swabs surpass traditional risk factors as predictors of MRSA bacteremia

Variables Mean Increase in Accuracy (IQR) Variables Mean Decrease in Gini (IQR)
30-Day criteria 73.4 (72.2–75.0) 30-Day Criteria 35.9 (35.7–36.2)
Tumor without Metastasis 10.9 (10.4–11.5) Age 9.14 (9.05–9.24)
CCI 10.2(9.63–10.9) CCI 6.69 (6.61–6.77)
Congestive Heart Failure 6.57 (5.94–7.32) Admissions (12 Months) 5.10 (5.03–5.16)
Dementia 6.20 (5.64–6.78) Myocardial Infarction 2.06 (2.03–2.10)