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Table 2 Comparisons between adult patients hospitalised and receiving outpatient care with C. jejuni

From: Clinical impact of the type VI secretion system on virulence of Campylobacter species during infection

  Need for hospital admission Out-patient treatment p-value
(n = 73) (n = 46)
Male gender 48 (65.8) 26 (56.5)  
Age (median years) 69 (49–81) 45 (27–63) < 0.001
Leucocytes (×10^9 /l) 9.2 (6.7–11.9) 7.6 (5.6–10.2) 0.05
C-reactive protein (mg/l) 84 (39–171) 43 (10–87) 0.001
Creatinine clearance (ml/min) 68 (41–95) 88 (71–108) 0.004
  1. Data are median (IQR) or n (%). P values ≤0.05 are shown