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Table 1 The correlation between serum vancomycin concentrations and characteristics of patients included in different groups

From: The effect of body mass index and creatinine clearance on serum trough concentration of vancomycin in adult patients

GroupsDemographics and characteristicsCase no.Vancomycin concentration (μg/mL)Chi-squareP-value
<  1010 ~ 20>  20
Group A (age < 60 years)Sex    1.4430.4861
Male6140183  
Female271593  
BMI (kg/m2)    22.450< 0.001***
<  243612195  
≥ 24524381  
CrCl (mL/min)    8.2470.0162*
<  9021984  
≥ 906746192  
Group B (age ≥ 60 years)Sex    3.2060.2013
Male72233514  
Female4482313  
BMI (kg/m2)    25.360< 0.001***
<  2482114823  
≥ 243420104  
CrCl (mL/min)    18.3200.0001***
<  9074104321  
≥ 904221156  
  1. P by Chi-square test, * P < 0.05, *** P < 0.001 were considered significant