Table 2

Results of univariate analysis of variables related to MRSA infection

Variable

P-value


Age

0.053

Sex

0.151

Severe sepsis

< 0.001

Severe trauma

0.552

Open wound

< 0.001

Emergency operation

0.021

Intubation

< 0.001

CVCs

< 0.001

Antibiotics

< 0.001

Steroid

0.005

Transferred

0.485


MRSA: methicillin-resistant

Staphylococcus aureus; CVCs: central venous catheters.

Yamakawa et al. BMC Infectious Diseases 2011 11:303   doi:10.1186/1471-2334-11-303

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