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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)