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Table 1 Demographics and Clinical Characteristics of HCWcf and non-HCWcf

From: Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus acquisition in healthcare workers with cystic fibrosis: a retrospective cross-sectional study

Characteristics HCWcf Non-HCWcf P value
No.a   No.a  
Age (years), median (IQR) 21 29 (23–37) 254 27 (21–34) 0.116
FEV1% predicted, median (IQR) 20 72.1 (61.3–90.9) 239 58.5 (37.9–73.1) 0.003
Number of hospitalisations in previous 2 years, median (IQR) 19 1 (0–3) 247 2 (0–5) 0.374
Number of hospital days, median (IQR) 19 9 (0–27) 246 16 (0–52) 0.251
Pancreatic insufficient, n (%) 21 16 (76) 254 221 (87) 0.177
P. aeruginosa infection, n (%) 20 15 (75) 255 224 (88) 0.157
  1. a21 HCWcf and 255 non-HCWcf included in the analysis. Data missing on some occasions