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Table 2 Comparison of Outcome, Age, Length of Hospital Stay, Sex, and Referral Source between Sepsis and Non Sepsis Patients

From: Predictive model for bacterial late-onset neonatal sepsis in a tertiary care hospital in Thailand

VariablesCase (n (%))Control (n (%))p value
Outcome  0.001$
• Alive44 (84.6)153 (98.1) 
• Death8 (15.4)3 (1.9) 
Age on sepsis (/date of data taken for control)  < 0.001*
• 8–14 days22 (42.3)120 (76.9) 
• 15–28 days30 (57.7)36 (23.1) 
Length of hospital stay before sepsis (/date of data taken for control)  < 0.001*
• 0–24 h13 (25)62 (39.7) 
• 2–3 days1 (2)6 (3.9) 
• 4–7 days5 (9.6)43 (27.6) 
• 8–14 days14 (26.9)39 (24.9) 
• > 14 days19 (36.5)6 (3.9) 
Total length of hospital stay  < 0.001*
• 0–24 h1 (2)3 (1.9) 
• 2–3 days023 (14.7) 
• 4–7 days020 (12.8) 
• > 7 days 
• 8–14 days5 (9.6)31 (19.9) 
• 15–30 days14 (26.9)41 (26.3) 
• > 30 days32 (61.5)38 (24.4) 
Sex  0.470$
• Male26 (50)87 (55.8) 
• Female26 (50)69 (44.2) 
Referred from  0.606$
• Rajvithi hospital25 (48.1)75 (48.1) 
• Other hospital15 (28.8)36 (23.1) 
• Others12 (23.1)45 (28.8) 
  1. Notes: $ = Chi-square test; * = Mann-Whitney U Test