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Table 1 Demographic characteristics of the two patient groups

From: Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus colonization of infectious and non-infectious skin and soft tissue lesions in patients in Tehran

Characteristics Infectious Group Non-infectious Group Total P ≤ .05, OR; 95% CI
Total patients 67(28.63%) 167(71.36%) 234(100%)
Female /Male 46/21 73/94 119/115 .001,1.571(1.240–1.989)
Median age years 23.5 21.7 22.3
Infant (≤2) 11(16.4%) 44(26.3%) 55(23.5%) .105,0.623(0.342–1.132)
Children (3–18) 22(32.8%) 54(32.3%) 76(32.4%) .941,1.015(0.676–1.525)
Adults (18<) 34(50.7%) 69(41.3%) 103(44%) .189,1.228(0.912–1.653)
Patients with S. aureus 30(44.7%) 75(44.9%) 105(44.8%) .985,0.997(0728–1.366)
Female /Male 20/10 34/41 54/51 .048,1.471(1.031–2.097)
Median age years 24.2 22.6 23.4
Infant (≤2) 6(20%) 20(26.6%) 26(24.7%) .475,0.750(0.334–1.683)
Children (3–18) 9(30%) 20(26.6%) 29(37.6%) .730,1.125(0.580–2.183)
Adults (18<) 15(50%) 35(46.6%) 50(47.6%) .757,1.071(0.696–1.650)