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Table 1 Patient level and neighborhood characteristics

From: Geographic surveillance of community associated MRSA infections in children using electronic health record data

Variable Overall (n = 10,642) MRSA (n = 5379) MSSA (n = 5263) p-value
Patient Level Characteristics
 Hospital     < 0.001
 Egleston 4537 (42.6) 2331 (43.3) 2206 (41.9)  
 Scottish Rite 6105 (57.4) 3048 (56.7) 3057 (58.1)  
Race, n (%)     < 0.001
 Black 3553 (33.4) 2224 (41.3) 1329 (25.3)  
 Hispanic 427 (4.0) 212 (3.9) 215 (4.1)  
 Other 857 (8.1) 377 (7.0) 480 (9.1)  
 Unknown 156 (1.5) 65 (1.2) 91 (1.7)  
 White 5649 (53.1) 2501 (46.5) 3148 (59.8)  
Gender, n (%)     < 0.001
 F 5102 (47.9) 2731 (50.8) 2371 (45.1)  
 M 5540 (52.1) 2648 (49.2) 2892 (54.9)  
Age group, n (%)     < 0.001
 0–3 yrs 4820 (45.3) 2888 (53.7) 1932 (36.7)  
 4–12 yrs 3350 (31.5) 1399 (26.0) 1951 (37.1)  
 > 12 yrs 2472 (23.2) 1092 (20.3) 1380 (26.2)  
Age, Mean (SD) 6.69 (5.65) 5.95 (5.55) 7.44 (5.66) < 0.001
Insurance, n (%)     < 0.001
 Multiple Types 20 (0.2) 10 (0.2) 10 (0.2)  
 Private 4876 (45.8) 2101 (39.1) 2775 (52.7)  
 Public 5282 (49.6) 3002 (55.8) 2280 (43.3)  
 Self Pay 462 (4.3) 266 (4.9) 196 (3.7)  
Neighborhood Level Characteristics
Household crowding, n (%)     < 0.001
 ≤ 1 person/room 5434 (51.1) 2639 (49.1) 2795 (53.1)  
 > 1 person/room 5208 (48.9) 2740 (50.9) 2468 (46.9)  
Black population, n (%)     < 0.001
 < 40.46% 7322 (68.8) 3361 (62.5) 3961 (75.3)  
 ≥ 40.46% 3320 (31.2) 2018 (37.5) 1302 (24.7)  
%Below poverty, Mean (SD) 17.1 (14.5) 18.3 (15.1) 15.9 (13.8) < 0.001