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Table 3 Demographics and Clinical Data of MRSA positive patients

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  
Male, n (%) 10 5 (50) 40 25 (63) 0.494
Age (years), median (IQR) 10 28 (26–37.5) 39 22 (19–27) 0.02
FEV1 % predicted, median (IQR) 10 72.4 (62.2–90.9) 36 48.7 (33.2–64.8) 0.009
Pancreatic insufficient, n (%) 10 7 (70) 40 38 (95) 0.048
P. aeruginosa infection, n (%) 10 7 (70) 40 37 (93) 0.086
Hospitalisations in 2 years prior, median (IQR) 9 3 (1–4) 32 4 (2–6) 0.23
Hospital days in 2 years prior, median (IQR) 9 27 (4–37) 31 49 (19–76) 0.177
Peripheral colonisation, n (%) 9 2 (22) 33 9 (27) 1.0
mrMRSA, n (%) 10 5 (50) 40 30 (75) 0.143
  1. Abbreviations: mrMRSA, multiresistant MRSA
  2. a10 HCWcf and 40 non-HCWcf included in this analysis. Data missing on some occasions