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Table 1 Characteristics of patients with and without HCAI (n, %)

From: Estimating extra length of stay and risk factors of mortality attributable to healthcare-associated infection at a Chinese university hospital: a multi-state model

CharacteristicHCAI
(N = 1709)
No HCAI
(N = 49,982)
Total
(N = 51,691)
P-value
Gender
 Female (n, %)616 (36.04%)19,271 (38.56%)19,887 (38.47%)0.036
 Male1093 (63.96%)30,711 (61.44%)31,804 (61.53%)
Age
 Mean (n, SD)54.1 (19.95)50.64 (18.36)50.76 (18.42)< 0.001
 < 651201 (70.28%)39,299 (78.63%)40,500 (78.35%)< 0.001
 > =65508 (29.72%)10,683 (21.37%)11,191 (21.65%)
Department
 Medicine297 (17.38%)11,848 (23.70%)12,145 (23.50%)< 0.001
 Surgical700 (40.96%)27,022 (54.06%)27,722 (53.63%)
 ICU386 (22.59%)1808 (3.62%)2194 (4.24%)
 Pediatric96 (5.62%)1471 (2.94%)1567 (3.03%)
 Psychiatric157 (9.19%)6256 (12.52%)6413 (12.41%)
 Chinese traditional medicine73 (4.27%)1577 (3.16%)1650 (3.19%)
LOS
 Mean (SD)28.71 (23.501)13.90 (12.418)14.51 (13.201)< 0.001
Discharge outcome
 Discharge alive1614 (94.44%)49,614 (99.26%)51,228 (99.10%)< 0.001
 Inpatient mortality95 (5.56%)368 (0.74%)463 (0.90%)