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Table 1 Association of different factors with the development of Clostridium difficile infection

From: Factors affecting development of Clostridium difficile infection in hospitalized pediatric patients in the country Georgia

Factor Total number Clostridium difficile positive Odds ratio (OR) 95% confidence interval (CI) Statistical significance
p
Age (years)
 <4 158 12 (7.59%) 1   
 ≥ 4 62 11 (17.74%) 2.61 1.06–6.39 < 0.05
Gender
 Male 112 13 (11.61%) 1.29 0.53–3.16 > 0.05
 Female 108 10 (9.26%) 1   
Ethnicity
 Georgian 198 20 (10.10%) 1   
 Other 22 3 (13.64%) 1.4 0.31–4.83 > 0.05
Antibiotic use
 Yes 165 21 (12.73%) 3.85 1.2–9.6 < 0.05
 No 55 2 (3.64%) 1