TABLE 1.

Characteristics of patients enrolled in the retrospective cohort study of hospitalized patients with invasive Salmonella serotype Typhi infection, FoodNet sites, 1999 to 2002a

CharacteristicAll patientsPatients infected with Salmonella serotype Typhi isolates with DCSPatients infected with Salmonella serotype Typhi isolates without DCSP value
No. of female patients/total no. (%)30/70 (43)9/24 (38)21/46 (46)NSb
Median (range) age (yr)14 (1-51)19 (2-45)14 (1-51)NS
No. of patients with foreign travel/total no. (%)53/71 (75)21/24 (88)32/47 (68)NS
No. of patients who traveled to south Asia/total no. (%)30/71 (42)16/24 (67)14/47 (30)0.005
No. of patients who were U.S. residents/total no. (%)24/45 (53)9/17 (53)15/28 (54)NS
  • a The cohort consisted of 71 patients.

  • b NS, not significant.