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Table 2 Treatment characteristics

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

Type Survivors (765) Died (109) p value
n % n %
Severe infection 126 (16.5) 29 (26.6) 0.010
Hospital acquired 365 (47.7) 87 (79.8) < 0.001
Antibiotic regimens
 IV Flagyl 147 (19.2) 33 (30.3) 0.008
 Oral Flagyl 355 (46.4) 31 (28.4) < 0.001
 Oral Vanco 360 (47.1) 63 (57.8) 0.036
 Combo 87 (11.4) 13 (11.9) 0.87
 Bacterial other 335 (43.8) 72 (66.1) < 0.001
Other medications
 PPI 296 (38.7) 24 (22.0) 0.001
 H2 blocker 46 (6.0) 4 (3.7) 0.41
 Corticosteroids 75 (9.8) 7 (6.4) 0.26
 Probiotic 54 (7.1) 1 (0.9) 0.014
  1. Data are presented as n (percentages) unless otherwise indicated
  2. IV: intravenous; PPI: proton pump inhibitor; H2 blocker: H2 receptor antagonist