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Table 1 Baseline demographic and clinical characteristics of the study population

From: Different screening frequencies of carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae in patients undergoing hematopoietic stem cell transplantation: which one is better?

VariableSingle screening group (N = 200)Continuous screening group (N = 195)P Value
Age, median (range)35.7(9–64)37.2(12–67)0.319
Sex, N (%)  0.530
 Male115(57.5)106(54.4) 
 Female85(42.5)89(45.6) 
Underlying disease, N (%)  0.208
 AML78(39.0)66(33.8) 
 ALL62(31.0)66(33.8) 
 MDS18(9.0)9(4.6) 
 NHL/HL21(10.5)20(10.3) 
 MM12(6.0)20(10.3) 
 others9(4.5)14(7.2) 
Type of HSCT, N (%)  0.697
 Allogeneic
 MUD13(6.5)14(7.2) 
 Haplo127(63.5)117(60.0) 
 Sib37(18.5)34(17.4) 
 Autologous23(11.5)30(15.4) 
  1. Abbreviations: AML Acute myeloid leukemia, ALL Acute lymphatic leukemia, MDS Myelodysplastic syndrome, NHL Non-Hodgkin lymphoma, HL Hodgkin lymphoma, MM Multiple myeloma, MUD Matched-unrelated donor allogeneic HSCT, Haplo HLA-Haploidentical allogeneic HSCT, Sib HLA-sibling allogeneic HSCT