Table 2

Associations with Age Group

Age 0-3 N = 25

Age 4-12 N = 19

Age 13-18 N = 14

Fisher's Exact Two-tailed P-value


Site of Infection

< 0.001

Face

2 (8%)

1 (5%)

1 (7%)

Lower extremity

2 (8%)

8 (42%)

8 (57%)

Perineal

19 (76%)

2 (11%)

0 (0%)

Trunk

1 (4%)

3 (16%)

0 (0%)

Upper extremity

1 (4%)

5 (26%)

5 (36%)


Respiratory disease pre-existing condition

7 (28%)

9 (47%)

6 (43%)

0.42


SSTI pre-existing condition

12 (48%)

9 (47%)

3 (21%)

0.25


PFT Sub-type 1 (compared to types 2-7 combined)

19 (79%)

14 (74%)

9 (64%)

0.59


PFT: Pulse field type, SSTI: Skin and soft tissue infection

McCullough et al. BMC Pediatrics 2011 11:96   doi:10.1186/1471-2431-11-96

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