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Table 1 Demographic and disease characteristics

From: Appropriateness of antibiotic management of uncomplicated skin and soft tissue infections in hospitalized adult patients

Characteristic AGH (n = 120) WPH (n = 43) Total cohort (n = 163) p value
Mean Age (SD), years 55.6 (19.2) 54.6 (19.3) 55.3 (19.2) .77
Male, n (%) 66 (55.0) 18 (41.9) 84 (51.5) .16
Race, n (%)     .87
 Caucasian 97 (80.8) 35 (81.4) 132 (80.9)  
 African American 19 (15.8) 6 (14.0) 25 (15.3)  
 Other 4 (3.3) 2 (4.7) 6 (3.7)  
Site of infection, n (%)     .07
 Leg 85 (70.8) 25 (58.1) 110 (67.5)  
 Arm 27 (22.5) 9 (20.9) 36 (22.1)  
 Trunk 3 (2.5) 3 (7.0) 6 (3.7)  
 Face 3 (2.5) 2 (4.7) 5 (3.1)  
 Other 2 (1.7) 4 (9.4) 6 (3.7)  
Purulence, n (%) 37 (30.8) 12 (27.9) 49 (30.1) .85
Mean length of stay (SD), days 3.8 (2.5) 3.3 (2.7) 3.7 (2.6) .25
  1. AGH Allegheny General Hospital, SD = standard deviation, WPH Western Pennsylvania Hospital
  2. p value represents comparison between study sites