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Table 1 Descriptive analysis of the study sample (773 patients)

From: Results of an early intervention programme for patients with bacteraemia: analysis of prognostic factors and mortality

Variables Total
n %
Sex
 Male 476 61.6
 Female 297 38.4
Age (years)
 Mean – SD 65.2 16.7
Isolate
E. coli 246 31.8
 ECN 172 22.3
Klebsiella sp 59 7.6
 MSSA 52 6.7
Pseudomonas aeruginosa 27 3.5
Enterobacter. sp 22 2.8
Proteus.sp 20 2.6
Enterococcus faecalis 19 2.5
Candida sp 10 1.3
 MRSA 13 1.7
 Other 115 14.9
Streptococcus pneumoniae 18 2.3
ESBL multi-resistance
 Absent 736 95.2
 Present 37 4.8
Type of infection
 Community-acquired 320 41.4
 Nosocomial 173 22.4
 healthcare-associated 280 36.2
Source of infection
 Absent 63 8.2
 Present 710 91.8
Treatment modification
 Change to another drug 395 51.1
 Extension of duration 28 3.6
 No change 350 45.3
McCabea
 NF 337 43.7
 UF 318 41.2
 RF 117 15.2
Pitta
 0–2 643 83.3
  ≥ 3 129 16.7
Charlsona
 0–2 423 54.8
  ≥ 3 349 45.2
  1. aOne patient lost to analysis