TABLE 1.

Patient characteristicsa

CharacteristicNo. (%) of patients with indicated infectionP value
CAP (n = 208)HCAP (n = 431)
Age (yr)57.0 ± 16.959.8 ± 18.50.072
Sex
    Male121 (58.2)235 (54.8)0.418
    Female87 (42.8)196 (46.2)
Race
    White100 (48)273 (63.3)<0.001
    Black106 (51)158 (36.7)
    Other2 (1)0
HCAP criteria
    Recent hospitalization402 (93.3)
        Within 90 days297 (68.9)
        >90 days and ≤180 days87 (20.2)
        >180 days and ≤1 year18 (4.2)
    Immunosuppression169 (39.2)
    Nursing home resident121 (28.1)
    Hemodialysis43 (10.0)
Bacteremia78 (37.5)133 (30.9)0.094
ICU admissionb77 (37.0)210 (48.7)0.005
Mechanical ventilation65 (31.3)192 (44.5)0.001
  • a Values are presented as means ± standard deviations.

  • b ICU, intensive care unit.