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Table 1 Demographic and etiologic characteristics of patients with S. maltophilia bacteremia

From: Stenotrophomonas maltophilia bacteremia in children: risk factors and mortality rate

Parameters Overall
n (%)
(n = 68)
Death
n (%)
(n = 23)
Resolved
n (%)
(n = 45)
p value§
Sex     
 Male 34 (50.0%) 13 (56.5%) 21 (46.7%) 0.442
 Female 34 (50.0%) 10 (43.5%) 24 (53.3%)
Age in months     
 ≤ 12 26 (38.2%) 7 (30.4%) 19 (42.2%) 0.639
 13–36 21 (30.9%) 8 (34.8%) 13 (28.9%)
 > 36 21 (30.9%) 8 (34.8%) 13 (28.9%)
Primary diagnosis     
 Malignancy 20 (29.4%) 7 (30.4%) 13 (28.9%) 0.895
 Anemia 10 (14.7%) 2 (8.7%) 8 (17.8%) 0.317
 Cardiac 11 (16.2%) 5 (21.7%) 6 (13.3%) 0.373
 Primary immunodeficiency 8 (11.8%) 2 (8.7%) 6 (13.3%) 0.574
 Metabolic 5 (7.4%) 2 (8.7%) 3 (6.7%) 0.762
 HLH 6 (8.8%) 3 (13.0%) 3 (6.7%) 0.380
 Renal 3 (4.4%) 1 (4.3%) 2 (4.4%) 0.985
 Other 5 (7.4%) 1 (4.3%) 4 (8.9%) 0.497
  1. §p value has been calculated using Chi-square test
  2. **Significant at p ≤ 0.05