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Volume 25, Number 5—May 2019

CME ACTIVITY - Research

Age-Dependent Increase in Incidence of Staphylococcus aureus Bacteremia, Denmark, 2008–2015

Louise Thorlacius-UssingComments to Author , Haakon Sandholdt, Anders Rhod Larsen, Andreas Petersen, and Thomas Benfield
Author affiliations: Hvidovre Hospital, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark (L. Thorlacius-Ussing, H. Sandholdt, T. Benfield); Statens Serum Institut, Copenhagen (A. Larsen, A. Petersen)

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Table 1

Demographic characteristics of patients with Staphylococcus aureus bacteremia, Denmark, 2008–2015*

Characteristic Value
Sex
F 4,161 (37.6)
M
6,893 (62.4)
Age, y
<1 282 (2.6)
1–9 157 (1.4)
10–19 208 (1.9)
20–29 204 (1.8)
30–39 374 (3.4)
40–49 792 (7.2)
50–59 1,326 (12.0)
60–69 2,486 (22.4)
70–79 2,561 (23.2)
80–89 2,121 (19.2)
>90 543 (4.9)
Median (IQR) 68 (56.0–79.0)
Mean (SD)
64 (63.9–64.7)
CCI score
0 2,599 (23.5)
1–2 4,171 (37.7)
>3
4,284 (38.8)
MSSA 10,911 (98.7)
MRSA 143 (1.3)

*Values are no. (%) patients except as indicated. CCI, Charlson Comorbidity Index; IQR, interquartile range; MRSA, methicillin-resistant S. aureus; MSSA, methicillin-susceptible S. aureus.

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