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Table 2 Symptomology comparison between uncomplicated and complicated SAB

From: C-reactive protein predicts complications in community-associated S. aureus bacteraemia: a cohort study

Symptoms Total Uncomplicated Complicated Comparisona
% [n = 158] % [n = 51] % [n = 107] Crude OR 95% CI p-value
Fever 57.6 [91] 58.8 [30] 57.0 [61] 0.93 (0.47, 1.83) 0.829
Rigors 32.2 [51] 43.1 [22] 27.1 [29] 0.49 (0.24, 0.99) 0.046
Nausea 38.0 [60] 47.1 [24] 33.6 [36] 0.57 (0.29, 1.13) 0.106
Lethargy 19.6 [31] 19.6 [10] 19.6 [21] 1.00 (0.43, 2.32) 0.998
Painb 65.8 [104] 52.7 [32] 67.3 [72] 1.22 (0.61, 2.45) 0.574
  1. OR Odds ratio; CI Confidence Interval
  2. aUnivariable logistic regression model
  3. bLocal and generalised pain
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