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Table 4 Significance of risk factors in inpatients (group II)(150) to CPE

From: Detection of carbapenemase-producing Enterobacteriaceae in rectal surveillance cultures in non-hospitalized patients

  Culture.chrom-KPC P value
-ve +ve
Count % Count %
DM No 132 92.9% 10 7.1%  
  Yes 8 100.0%    1.0
Group total   140 93.3% 10 6.7% Non significance
Renal No 118 94.4% 7 5.6%  
  Yes 22 88.0% 3 12.0% 0.37
Group total   140 93.3% 10 6.7% Non significance
Previous hospitalization No 140 95.9% 6 4.1%  
  Yes    4 100.0% <0.001**
Group total   140 93.3% 10 6.7% Highly significant
Antibiotic groups No 22 100.0%    
  Others 107 97.5% 3 2.5% <0.001**
  Tinam and meronem 11 61.1% 7 38.9% Highly significant
Group total   140 93.7% 10 6.3% 100.0%
  1. *P value is significant <0.05, **highly significant