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Table 1 General characteristics of the study population

From: Proportion of asylum seekers carrying multi-drug resistant microorganisms is persistently increased after arrival in the Netherlands

Number of asylum seekers (n = 2091)  
Sex (female (%)) 1270 (60.7)
Age in years median (IQRb) 26 (20–34)
Number of days in the Netherlands until first sample (IQR) 67 (4–235)
  Number of asylum seekers Number of MDRO positive asylum seekers (%)
Total number of asylum seekers tested for MRSA analysis 1954 185 (9.5)
Screening analysis 1777 159 (8.9)
Clinical analysis 177 26 (14.7)
Total number of asylum seekers tested for MDRE analysis 1789 331 (18.5)a
Screening analysis 1555 298 (19.2)
Clinical analysis 234 48 (20.5)
  1. a 15 positive asylum seekers had both for screening and clinical samples
  2. b IQR Interquartile range