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Table 1 Demographics and clinical parameters of subjects

From: Investigating potential transmission of antimicrobial resistance in an open-plan hospital ward: a cross-sectional metagenomic study of resistome dispersion in a lower middle-income setting

Variable Inpatients (n = 59)
Age-median (IQR)years 43 (27)
Sex  
Male 59 (100%)
Recent antibiotic use (2 weeks)  
Antibiotics 43 (72.9%)
No antibiotics 16 (27.1%)
Route of antibiotics  
Oral antibiotics 11 (25.6%)
Intravenous antibiotics 32 (74.4%)
Length of stay—median (IQR) days 4 (7.25)
Reason for admission  
Tuberculosis 16 (27.1%)
Liver disease (including alcohol related) 11 (18.6%)
Complications of diabetes mellitus 10 (16.9%)
Sepsis 7 (11.9%)
Hypertension 4 (6.8%)
Malignancy 3 (5.1%)
Ischaemic heart disease 3 (5.1%)
Others 5 (8.5%)
Multiple co-morbiditiesa  
Co-morbidity index 0–4 51(86.4%)
Co-morbidity index 5–8 8(13.6%)
  1. aCharlson co-morbidity index used to assess impact of co-morbidities. Higher score indicates higher 10-year predictive mortality rate