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Table 1 Demographic data in colonized and non- colonized children with malignancy

From: Changing face of Candida colonization pattern in pediatric patients with hematological malignancy during repeated hospitalizations, results of a prospective observational study (2016–2017) in shiraz, Iran

  Colonization status P. valuea
Yes No
Count % Count %
Gender Female 35 63.6% 20 36.4% .512
Male 47 58.0% 34 42.0%  
Age group ≤12 months 0 0.0% 3 100.0%  
1–5 years 29 59.2% 20 40.8% .088
> 5 years 53 63.1% 31 36.9%  
Neutropenia (ANC < 1500) Yes 46 65.7% 24 34.3% .160
No 35 53.8% 30 46.2%  
History of admission First admission 11 52.4% 10 47.6% .420
Recurrent admission 71 61.7% 44 38.3%  
  1. a. P-value by Fisher’s Exact Test