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Table 7 Independent risk factors for length of hospital stay among patients with community-onset Escherichia coli bacteremiaa

From: Prevalence of and risk factor for community-onset third-generation cephalosporin-resistant Escherichia coli bacteremia at a medical center in Taiwan

Risk factor Parameter (estimate in days) 95% CI P value
Hospitalization within the past 1 year 5.3 2.6–7.9 < 0.001
Indwelling central venous catheter 10.8 4.5–17.0 0.001
Hemodialysis or peritoneal dialysis 9.4 1.5–17.3 0.020
Indwelling nasogastric tube use 6.8 2.2–11.4 0.004
Nonurinary focus of infection 2.8 0.2–5.5 0.033
3GC resistance 6.8 3.5–10.0 < 0.001
  1. aExcluding patients who died during hospitalization (only 496 patients were analyzed)
  2. Abbreviations: CI confidence interval