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Table 2 Characteristics of patients eligible for this study

From: Rapid screening and early precautions for carbapenem-resistant Acinetobacter baumannii carriers decreased nosocomial transmission in hospital settings: a quasi-experimental study

Characteristics Pre-interventional Period (n = 187, %) Interventional Period (n = 679, %) Total (n = 866, %) P
Female Sex 93 (49.7%) 315 (46.4%) 408 (47.1%) 0.42
Age, median years (IQR) 66 (55, 78) 64 (54, 77) 65 (54, 77) 0.46
History of hospitalization within 90 days 57 (30.5%) 209 (30.8%) 266 (30.7%) 0.94
History of CRAB positive within 90 days 5 (2.7%) 11 (1.6%) 16 (1.8%) 0.34
Duration of ICU stay, median days (IQR) 5 (3.5, 9) 6 (4, 10) 6 (4, 10) 0.124
Intubation 132 (70.6%) 460 (67.8%) 592 (68.4%) 0.48
Circulatory disease 38 (20.3%) 115 (16.9%) 153 (17.7%) 0.28
Chronic kidney disease 34 (18.2%) 123 (18.1%) 157 (18.1%) 0.98
Gastrointestinal disease 5 (2.7%) 43 (6.3%) 48 (5.5%) 0.053
Chronic respiratory disease 28 (15.0%) 87 (12.8%) 115 (13.3%) 0.44
Hepatobiliary disease 10 (5.3%) 26 (3.8%) 36 (4.2%) 0.36
Cerebral vascular disease 8 (4.3%) 55 (8.1%) 63 (7.3%) 0.075
Malignancy (hematologic malignancies and solid tumor) 41 (21.9%) 188 (27.7%) 229 (26.4%) 0.114
Hypertension 85 (45.5%) 225 (33.1%) 310 (35.8%) 0.002
Diabetes mellitus 62 (33.2%) 160 (23.6%) 222 (25.6%) 0.008
Autoimmune diseases 9 (4.8%) 28 (4.1%) 37 (4.3%) 0.68
Infectious diseases 62 (33.2%) 167 (24.6%) 229 (26.4%) 0.019
  1. IQR interquartile range