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Table 2 Basic characteristic, categorical variables

From: Comorbid status and the faecal microbial transplantation failure in treatment of recurrent Clostridioides difficile infection – pilot prospective observational cohort study

Variablesn = 60 (%)
Gender (male)26 (43.33%)
Severe CDI23 (38.33%)
Hospital-acquired infection51 (85.00%)
History of 3 and more recurrences of CDI11 (18.33%)
Diabetes mellitus type 213 (21.66%)
CCI ≥ 724 (40.00%)
Oncologic disease11 (18.33%)
Dementia10 (16.67%)
Chronic kidney disease11 (18.33%)
Heart failure22 (30.04%)
Liver disease, except cirrhosis19 (31.67%)
Liver cirrhosis2 (3.33%)
Myocardial infarction10 (16.67%)
Arterial hypertension43 (71.67%)
Stroke or TIA10 (16.67%)
Hemiplegia6 (10.00%)
Peptic ulcer8 (13.33%)
Connective tissue disease4 (6.67%)
COPD9 (15.00%)
Peripheral artery disease6 (10.00%)
AIDS0 (0%)
HIV1 (1.67%)
PPI therapy25 (41.50%)
  1. AIDS acquired immunodeficiency syndrome, CCI Charlson Comorbidity Index, CDI Clostridium difficile infection, HIV human immunodeficiency virus, n number of subjects in cohort, PPI proton pump inhibitor, and TIA transient ischemic attack