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Table 2 Demographic and clinical characteristics of neonates

From: Neonatal blood stream infections in tertiary referral hospitals in Kurdistan, Iran

Variable BSI** Non-BSI P Value Odds Ratio (CI***)
N (%) N (%)
Birth weight    0.001 4.55 (1.95-10.64)
2000 g 21 (4.9) 404 (95.1)   
<2000 g 9 (19.1) 38 (80.9)   
Ventilator    0.49*  
NO 8 (7.8) 95 (92.2)   
YES 22 (6) 347 (94)   
Previous antibiotic use    0.01 2.65 (1.21-5.79)
NO 10 (3.8) 252 (96.2)   
YES 20 (9.5) 190 (90.5)   
Clinical Sign of Sepsis    0.49*  
NO 1 (2.6) 38 (97.4)   
YES 29 (6.7) 404 (93.3)   
Underlying disease    0.7*  
NO     
YES 29 (6.6) 409 (93.4)   
  1 (2.9) 33 (97.1)   
Age group    0.001 0.22 (0.1-0.5)
7 days 11(17.7) 51 (82.3)   
>7 days 19 (4.6) 391 (95.4)   
  1. *Not significance.
  2. **Blood stream infection.
  3. *** Cl, confidence interval.