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Table 1 Characteristics of study patients

From: Proton pump inhibitors and 180-day mortality in the elderly after Clostridium difficile treatment

Demographics Survivors (765) Died (109) p value
n % n %
Age (SD) 76.5 (8.1) 78.4 (8.2) 0.018
Female 447 (58.4) 63 (57.8) 0.90
White 690 (90.2) 96 (88.1) 0.49
Hispanic 37 (4.8) 1 (9.2) 0.06
African American 19 (2.5) 7 (6.4) 0.024
Asian 3 (0.4) 1 (0.9) 0.45
Nursing home 102 (13.3) 28 (25.7) 0.004
Medical history
 CCI 0 148 (19.3) 7 (6.4) 0.001
 CCI 1 124 (16.2) 15 (13.8) 0.51
 CCI 2 135 (17.6) 22 (20.2) 0.52
 CCI 3 or more 358 (46.8) 65 (59.6) 0.012
 Immunosuppressed 59 (7.7) 8 (7.3) 0.11
 Diabetic 256 (33.5) 45 (41.3) 0.89
 Prior CDI diagnosis 199 (26.0) 27 (24.8) 0.78
  1. Data is presented as n (percentages) unless otherwise indicated
  2. CCI: Charlson comorbidity index