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Table 5 Progression of the patients, cause of death and time of death post-BSI

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

  Cases (n = 81) Controls (n = 81) p-value
Progression of the patients    
Death 15 (18.5) 0 (-) <0.001
Transfer of care 9 (11.1) 5 (6.2) 0.263
Duration of treatment 41 (50.6) 70 (86.4) <0.001
Peritoneal dialysis 9 (11.1) 1 (1.2) 0.009
Transplant 7 (8.6) 5 (6.2) 0.549
Cause of death in the cases     
BSI   7 (46.7)   
Cardiovascular diseases   2 (13.3)   
Other*   6 (40.0)   
Total   15   
Time of death post-BSI     
   4.6 ± 5.5   
  1. Values are expressed as mean ± SD or n (%). *neoplasms, infections at other sites, cardiovascular diseases, and noninfectious complications in the vascular access.