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Table 1 Baseline characteristics

From: Outcomes associated with bacteremia in the setting of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus pneumonia: a retrospective cohort study

  Bacteremia +   Bacteremia −   P value
  N % N %  
  93 12.16 % 672 87.84 %  
Age, yrs      
 Mean [SD] 58.4 [14.1]   58.8 [17.8]   
 Median (IQR) 58.5 (53.4, 67.6)   60.8 (48.1, 72.3)   0.622
Race      
 Caucasian 51 54.84 % 424 63.10 % 0.392
 African-American 39 41.94 % 213 31.70 %
 Asian 0 0.00 % 5 0.74 %
 Other 0 0.00 % 6 0.89 %
 Unknown 3 3.23 % 24 3.57 %
Gender, female 35 37.63 % 290 43.15 % 0.580
BMI      
 Mean [SD] 28.6 [9.1]   29.0 [10.1]   
 Median (IQR) 27.5 (21.9, 33.5)   26.9 (22.2, 33.3)   0.941
Hospitalization in previous 180 days 45 48.39 % 253 37.65 % 0.047
Comorbidities      
 MI 12 12.90 % 74 11.01 % 0.599
 CHF 21 22.58 % 140 20.83 % 0.685
 PVD 13 13.98 % 82 12.20 % 0.616
 CVD 11 11.83 % 74 11.01 % 0.860
 Dementia 3 3.23 % 11 1.64 % 0.237
 COPD 30 32.26 % 210 31.25 % 0.905
 Connective tissue disease 2 2.15 % 22 3.27 % 0.757
 PUD 6 6.45 % 24 3.57 % 0.246
 CLD 16 17.20 % 64 9.52 % 0.030
 DM 25 26.88 % 158 23.51 % 0.517
 CKD 20 21.51 % 99 14.73 % 0.095
CA 19 20.43 % 142 21.13 % 1.000
 HIV 1 1.08 % 4 0.60 % 0.478
Charlson score      
 Mean [SD] 4.4 [3.3]   4.2 [3.4]   
 Median (IQR) 4 (2, 6)   3 (1, 6)   0.340
  1. SD standard deviation, IQR interquartile range, BMI body mass index, MI myocardial infarction, CHF congestive heart failure, PVD peripheral vascular disease, CVD cerebrovascular disease, COPD chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, PUD peptic ulcer disease, CLD chronic liver disease, DM diabetes mellitus, CKD chronic kidney disease, CA cancer, HIV human immunodeficiency virus