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Table 1 Demographics of Patients Contacted for Community C. difficile Study

From: Epidemiological and genomic characterization of community-acquired Clostridium difficile infections

Demographic Characteristics CA-CDI Strainsa
Total 40 (51.2)
Gender
 Male 11 (27.5)
 Female 29 (72.5)
Age
 < 10 1 (2.5)
 10–19 1 (2.5)
 20–29 6 (15.0)
 30–39 2 (5.0)
 40–49 1 (2.5)
 50–59 8 (20.0)
 60–69 10 (25.0)
 70–79 5 (12.5)
 > 80 6 (15.0)
  1. aDefined as > 12 weeks following discharge or no previous hospital admission. CA-CDI; community-acquired C. difficile infection