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Table 1 Demographics and baseline characteristics of the study population

From: Impact of daily versus weekly service of infectious diseases consultation on hospital antimicrobial consumption: a retrospective study

  Total patients n = 1111 Weekly period n = 273 Daily period n = 838 p value
Female sex, % 460 (41.4%) 115 (42%) 345 (41%) .7
Age, median (IQR) 73.5 (61–81) 72 (61–81) 75 (61–82) .1
ACCI, median (IQR) 6 (4–8) 6 (4–8) 6 (4–8) .2
Comorbidities, n (%):
 Chronic Renal Failure 166 (14.9%) 36 (13.2%) 130 (15.5%) .8
 Cardiovascular disease 549 (49.4%) 125 (45.8%) 424 (50.6%) .14
 Diabetes mellitus 227 (20.4%) 51 (18.7%) 176 (21%) .6
 Dementia 122 (11%) 15 (5.5%) 107 (12.8%) .07
 Liver cirrhosis 89 (8%) 18 (6.6%) 71 (8.5%) .6
 Cancer 185 (16.7%) 42 (15.4%) 143 (17.1%) .1
 COPD 156 (14%) 36 (13.2%) 120 (14.3%) .6
  1. Data are presented as n (%) or median (IQR); IQR Interquartile range, COPD Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease