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Table 1 Sociodemographic characteristics of the cases group and control patients

From: Risk factors for bloodstream infection in patients at a Brazilian hemodialysis center: a case–control study

  Case (n = 81) Control (n = 81) p-value
Age 56 ± 17.1 53 ± 16.3 0.325
Sex
Male 36 (44.5) 47 (58.0) 0.083
Female 45 (55.5) 34 (42.0)  
Race
White 49 (60.5) 55 (68.0) 0.325
Nonwhite 32 (39.5) 26 (32.0)  
Educational level
No education 21 (26.0) 14 (17.0) 0.198
Elementary 28 (34.5) 22 (27.0)  
High School 22 (27.0) 28 (35.0)  
Higher education 10 (12.5) 17 (21.0)  
  1. Values are expressed as mean ± SD or n (%).