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Table 4 Descriptive and comparative statistics between patients infected with MDR microorganisms and patients without infection

From: Incidence of emerging multidrug-resistant organisms and its impact on the outcome in the pediatric intensive care

Parameter Patients with MDR (n=26) Patients without MDR (n=256) Z,X* P Odds ratio
95CI (lower-upper)
Age      
 Age (< 1 year) 16 (61.5%) 101 (39.5%)    2.4554
(1.072–5.625)
For age < 1 year
Pos. Sig. risk
 Age (1–6 years) 6 (23.1%) 124 (48.4%)   
 Age (7–18 years) 4 (15.4%) 31 (12.1%)   
Sex      
 F 13 (50%) 116 (45.3%) 0.209* 0.648  
 M 13 (50%) 140 (54.7%)   
Number of Admission days      
 Median (IQR) 16.5 (10.7–22) 5 (4–8) − 5.212 0.0
Number of ventilation days (n=89) (n=20) (n=69)    
 Median (IQR) 15.5 (10–18) 3 (2–10) − 3.96 0.0  
Fate      
 Discharged 17 (65.4%) 224 (87.5%) 9.291* 0.002 0.269
(0.111–0.656)
For discharged
Neg. Sig. risk
 Died 9 (34.6%) 32 (12.5%)
Diagnosis      
 Cardiac 2 (7.6%) 28 (10.9%)    2.417
(1.014–5.761)
For chest
Pos. Sig. risk
 Chest 9 (34.6%) 46(17.9%)
 CNS 0 (0.0%) 22 (8.6%)
 GIT 1 (3.8%) 8 (3.1%)
 Hematological 1 (3.8%) 10 (3.9%)
 Metabolic 2(7.7%) 14 (5.5%)
 Renal 1 (3.8%) 8 (3.1%)
 Septic shock 1 (3.8%) 10 (3.9%)
 Surgical 9 (34.6%) 110 (42.9%)