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Table 1 Bivariable analysis of patient characteristics in the case-control study

From: Multi-drug resistant Acinetobacter species: a seven-year experience from a tertiary care center in Lebanon

Variable Cases (n = 73) Controls (n = 73) Unadjusted Odds Ratio p-value
Age (mean ± SD), in years 61.7 60.4 N/A 0.798
Male 49 (67.1) 52 (71.2) 0.82 0.591
Diabetes 42 (57.5) 10 (13.7) 8.53 < 0.001
Chronic pulmonary disease 35 (47.9) 12 (16.4) 4.68 < 0.001
Renal insufficiency 32 (43.8) 12 (16.4) 3.97 < 0.001
Malignancy 21 (28.8) 7 (9.6) 3.81 0.005
Corticosteroid intake 5 (6.8) 7 (9.6) 0.69 0.55
Urinary catheter in the past 30 days 62 (84.9) 58 (79.4) 1.46 0.39
Central venous catheter in the past 30 days 7 (9.6) 4 (5.5) 1.83 0.35
Mechanical ventilation in the past 30 days 43 (58.9) 39 (53.4) 1.25 0.50
Surgery in the past 30 days 19 (26.0) 5 (6.8) 4.78 0.003
Antibiotic use in the past 30 days 47 (64.3) 12 (16.4) 9.19 < 0.001
All-cause mortality 34 (46.6) 27 (37.0) 1.48 0.24
  1. All numbers represent no. (%) unless otherwise specified
  2. SD = standard deviation; N/A = not applicable