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Table 3 Unadjusted outcomes

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 %  
Post-pneumonia onset LOS, days      
 Mean [SD] 25.8 [26.6]   15.8 [16.0]   
 Median (IQR) 18.2 (8.1, 31.3)   12.2 (6.1, 19.9)   <0.001
Total LOS, days      
 Mean [SD] 37.1 [33.5]   24.4 [22.8]   
 Median (IQR) 29.5 (12.8, 46.1)   18.3 (9.9, 31.2)   <0.001
Discharge destination      
 Home 6 6.45 % 84 12.50 % 0.067
 Rehab 13 13.98 % 97 14.43 %
 LTAC 13 13.98 % 62 9.23 %
 SNF 19 20.43 % 134 19.94 %
 Home with home health services 7 7.53 % 106 15.77 %
 Othera 4 4.30 % 31 4.61 %
 Died during hospitalization 31 33.70 % 158 23.80 %
 Died during hospitalization or sent home with hospice care 32 34.41 % 165 24.55 % 0.042
  1. LOS length of stay, SD standard deviation, IQR interquartile range, LTAC long-term acute care, SNF skilled nursing facility
  2. aCategory of discharge “other” includes: against medical advice (n = 4), home with hospice care (n = 8), licensed nursing facility (n = 1), psychiatric unit (n = 1), federal hospital (n = 7), other short-term hospital (n = 5), missing (n = 9)