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Table 2 Characteristics of patients with and without a carbapenemase gene, Thailand, 2016–2018

From: Molecular epidemiology of carbapenem-resistant Enterobacterales in Thailand, 2016–2018

Patient characteristic n (% or IQR) p value**
All CRE CP-CRE Non-CP-CRE
Median age (N = 3,724) 66 (52–77) 62 (52–77) 65 (45–79) 0.75
No. male (N = 3,748) 2263 (60) 2211 (61) 53 (54) 0.36
No. with any antibiotic 14 days prior (N = 3,748) 2502 (67) 2436 (67) 66 (67) 0.98
Median length of stay (LOS) (N = 3,031) 20 (9–39) 20 (9–39) 24 (11–38) 0.18
Median LOS before specimen collection*** (N = 3,318) 10 (2–23) 10 (1–23) 10 (3–24) 0.51
Median LOS after specimen collection *** (N = 2,968) 9 (4–19) 9 (4–19) 11 (4–19) 0.48
No. with healthcare onset (N = 3,748) 2368 (63) 2298 (63) 70 (71) 0.12
Death during hospitalization (N = 3,748) 885 (24) 864 (24) 21 (21) 0.57
  1. **Wilcoxon-Mann–Whitney test used for numeric variables
  2. ***includes only those where LOS ≥ 0 (44 where LOS total < 0; 101 where LOS before specimen collection < 0; 107 where LOS after specimen collection < 0)