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Table 2 Univariate analysis for risk factors of bactibilia

From: Clinical impact of body mass index on bactibilia and bacteremia

Characteristics Bactibilia No bactibilia p
(n = 70, 50.4%) (n = 69, 49.6%)
Age (years), Median (Interquartile range) 69.5 (58–75) 67 (57–76) 0.67
Sex, number (%)    0.86
Male 42 (60%) 40 (58%)  
Female 28 (40%) 29 (42%)  
Smoking (%)    0.23
Number of patients 13 (18.6%) 7 (10.1%)  
Alcohol (%)    0.18
Number of patients 22 (31.4%) 14 (20.3%)  
BMI, Mean ± SD 23.7 ± 3.8 24.2 ± 3.1 0.39
BMI stage (%)    > 0.99
Stage 1 (<23) 29 (41.4%) 29 (42%)  
Stage 2 (23 ≤ BMI < 25) 14 (20%) 13 (18.8%)  
Stage 3 (25 ≤ BMI) 27 (38.6%) 27 (39.1%)  
Cholesterolosis (%) 4 (5.7%) 8 (11.6%) 0.24
Duration of hospital stay Mean ± SD (days) 22.4 ± 17 20.5 ± 14.4 0.49
HTN (%) 27 (38.6%) 33 (47.8%) 0.31
DM (%) 13 (18.6%) 10 (14.5%) 0.65
  1. BMI: Body mass index; SD: Standard deviation; HTN: Hypertension; DM: Diabetes mellitus.