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Table 1 Baseline characteristics of ESBL-E carriers and non-carriers among residents of the two nursing homes. Univariate analysis were performed using Wilcoxon signed rank test

From: Gut microbiome signatures of nursing home residents carrying Enterobacteria producing extended-spectrum β-lactamases

  No. of residents (%) P value
Baseline Characteristics ESBL-E carriers
(n = 10)
Non carriers
(n = 134)
Sex (females) 7 (70) 90 (67) 0.8
Age, mean (SD) 85.6 (±5.82) 86.13 (±6.61) 0.53
Dementia 7 (70) 78 (58) 0.48
Parkinson disease 0 (0) 9 (7) 0.4
Diabete 0 (0) 30 (22) 0.095
Peptic ulcer disease 1 (10) 13 (10) 0.98
Chronical kidney disease 1 (10) 14 (10) 0.96
Long term stay (>  24 months) 5 (50) 94 (70) 0.188
Medications during past 3 months
 Oral antidiabetic medication 1 (10) 10 (7) 0.78
 Anti-acid medication 4 (40) 26 (19) 0.124
 Broad spectum pennicilin 4 (40) 41 (31) 0.54
 Anxiolytic medication 7 (70) 98 (73) 0.82
 Antidepressant medication 3 (30) 75 (56) 0.11
 Antiepileptic medication 1 (10 24 (18) 0.53
 Proton-pump inhibitors 1 (10) 5 (4) 0.35