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Table 2 Bivariate analysis with respect to first-week mortality

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

Variables Alive Died p
n % n %
Sex
 Male 389 84.0 74 16.0 0.276
 Female 252 87.2 37 12.8
Age (years)
 Mean – SD 64.1 17.1 71.2 13.1 <0.001
ESBL multi-resistance
 Absent 609 85.1 107 14.9 0.695
 Present 32 88.9 4 11.1
Type of infection
 Community-acquired 270 86.8 41 13.2 0.371
 Nosocomial 137 82.0 30 18.0
 healthcare-associated 234 85.4 40 14.6
Source of infection
 Absent 45 73.8 16 26.2 0.014
 Present 596 86.3 95 13.7
Treatment modification
 Change to another drug 343 89.3 41 10.7 <0.001
 Extension of duration 27 96.4 1 3.6
 No change 271 79.7 69 20.3
McCabe
 NF 314 95.4 15 4.6 <0.001
 UF 241 78.8 65 21.2
 RF 86 74.1 30 25.9
Pitt
 0–2 569 90.6 59 9.4 <0.001
  ≥ 3 72 58.5 51 41.5
Charlson
 0–2 374 91.4 35 8.6 <0.001
  ≥ 3 267 78,1 75 21.9