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Table 1 Comparison of demographics and clinical outcomes of pediatric patients with MSSA Infection stratified by the origin of infections

From: Molecular characteristics and clinical features of pediatric methicillin-susceptible Staphylococcus aureus infection in a medical center in northern Taiwan

Characteristics CA (n = 94)
No. (%)
HA (n = 37)
No. (%)
P value HA
CO (n = 17)
No. (%)
HO (n = 20)
No. (%)
Demographics
 Age in month median, IQR) 67.5 (22.3–165) 15 (4–156)   66 (5.5–168.5) 6 (3–75)
 Male sex (male%) 63 (67) 21 (56.8) 0.270 10 (58.8) 11 (55)
Underlying Diseases
 None (%) 61 (46.6) 15 (40.5) 0.011 6 (35.3) 9 (45)
 Atopic syndrome (%) 14 (10.7) 1 (2.7) 0.049 0 (0) 1 (5)
 Preterm (%) 0 (0) 7 (18.9) 0 0 (0) 7 (35)
 Immunodeficiency (%) 0 (0) 1 (2.7) 0.110 1 (5.9) 0 (0)
 Renal Diseases (%) 1 (1) 1 (2.7) 0.491 1 (5.9) 0 (0)
 Urogenital problems (%) 0 (0) 2 (5.4) 0.023 1 (5.9) 1 (5)
 Gastrointestinal problems (%) 0 (0) 1 (2.7) 0.110 0 (0) 1 (5)
 Cardiovascular diseases (%) 1 (1) 1 (2.7) 0.491 1 (5.9) 0 (0)
 Malignancies and Hematologic Diseases (%) 0 (0) 2 (5.4) 0.023 1 (5.9) 1 (5)
 Metabolic Diseases (%) 2 (1.5) 1 (2.7) 0.843 0 (0) 1 (5)
 Neurological Diseases (%) 5 (3.8) 7 (18.9) 0.015 7 (41.2) 0 (0)
 ENT anomaly (%) 12 (9.2) 3 (8.1) 0.451 3 (17.6) 0 (0)
Inpatient (%) 29 (22.1) 31 (83.8) 0 11 (64.7) 20 (100)
Outcome
 Septic shock (%) 1 (0.8) 0 (0)    
 Attributable mortality (%) 0 (0) 0 (0)    
 Non-attributable mortality (%) 0 (0) 3 (8.1)    
 Recurrent infection (%) 3 (2.3) 0 (0)    
 Uneventfully (%) 88 (93.6) 34 (91.9)    
  1. CA community-associated, HA healthcare-associated, CO community onset, HO hospital onset