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Table 1 Baseline characteristics of patients with fungemia and patients with bacteremia

From: Characteristics and risk factors for 28-day mortality of hospital acquired fungemias in ICUs: data from the EUROBACT study

Variable Bacteremia patients (n = 1,060) Fungemia patients (n = 96) P value
Age, median (IQR) 62 (49–74) 61 (48–73.5) 0.7077
Male gender, n (%) 691 (65.2) 65 (67.7) 0.6155
Simplified Acute Physiology Score II, median (IQR) 48 (38–59) 49 (41–63) 0.0993
Medical admission, n (%) 611 (57.6) 61 (63.5) 0.1799
Charlson comorbidity index score, n (%)    0.3215
 0 361 (34.1) 25 (26)  
 1–2 367 (34.6) 37 (38.5)  
 ≥3 332 (31.3) 34 (35.4)  
At least one chronic illness, n (%) 336 (31.7) 40 (41.7) 0.0629
 Immunosuppression, n (%) 136 (12.8) 15 (15.6) 0.5012
 Cardiovascular, n (%) 103 (9.7) 14 (14.6) 0.202
 Respiratory, n (%) 86 (8.1) 12 (12.5) 0.1286
 Renal, n (%) 53 (5) 8 (8.3) 0.1396
 Liver, n (%) 40 (3.8) 4 (4.2) 0.9752
At least one organ dysfunction on admission, n (%) 944 (89.1) 86 (89.6) 0.8491
 Cardiovascular, n (%) 530 (50) 61 (63.5) 0.0222
 Respiratory, n (%) 858 (80.9) 79 (82.3) 0.7319
 Neurologic, n (%) 326 (30.8) 28 (29.2) 0.8062
 Renal, n (%) 131 (12.4) 24 (25) 0.0023
Septic shock at admission, n (%) 229 (21.6) 38 (39.6) 0.0003
Mortality at 28 days, n (%) 375 (35.4) 39 (40.6) 0.2307