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Table 1 Patient demographics

From: Impact of Obesity in Patients with Candida Bloodstream Infections: A Retrospective Cohort Study

Variable presented as # (%) or median (IQR)Total (n = 80)Obese (n = 28)Non-obese (n = 52)p value
Age (years)53.5 [39–63]59 [39.5–65]49.5 [37.25–60.75]0.13
Sex, male44 (55)11 (39.3)33 (63.5)0.04
Race
 Caucasian32 (40)10 (35.7)22 (42.3)0.57
 African American45 (56.3)17 (60.7)28 (53.8)0.56
 Hispanic1 (1.3)1 (3.6)0 (0)0.35
 Other, Indian1 (1.3)0 (0)1 (1.9)1.00
 Unknown1 (1.3)0 (0)1 (1.9)1.00
Weight72.95 [57.775–94.725]102.5 [91.15–111.05]61.4 [50.775–72.6]< 0.001
BMI25.9 [19.0125–33]36.3 [31.65–41.275]20.42 [17–25.7975]< 0.001
Baseline SCr (n = 79)1.2 [0.7–2.68]N = 27
1.2 [0.76–3.26]
N = 52
1.28 [0.65–1.8925]
0.23
Baseline temperature, C37.2 [36.7–38.675]37.15 [36.625–39.025]37.4 [36.705–38.6]0.68
Baseline white blood cells (n = 79)10,700 [6600–18,800]N = 27
11,000 [7000–20,800]
N = 52
9,800 [6000–18,475]
0.68
Respiratory rate > 2228 (35)12 (42.9)16 (30.8)0.28
GCS < 1315 (18.8)7 (25)8 (15.4)0.29
SBP < 10038 (47.5)12 (42.9)26 (50)0.54
qSOFA score1 [0–2]1 [0–2]1 [0–2]0.60
Hypertension48 (60)21 (75)27 (51.9)0.04
Neutropenic11 (13.8)3 (10.7)8 (15.4)0.74
VTE17 (21.3)6 (21.4)11 (21.2)0.98
Nutrition
 Enteral tube feeds16 (20)4 (14.3)12 (23.1)0.35
 Parenteral28 (35)13 (46.4)15 (28.8)0.12
 Solid/liquid food36 (45)11 (39.3)25 (48.1)0.45
Previous antifungal use12 (15)7 (25)5 (9.6)0.10
Systemic corticosteroids8 (10)5 (17.9)3 (5.8)0.12
Charlson3 [1–5]3 [1–4.75]3 [1–5]0.72
Baseline temperature
 36.1–38.965 (81.3)21 (75)44 (84.6)0.29
 35.1–36 or 39–39.913 (16.3)5 (17.9)8 (15.4)0.76
 ≤ 35 or ≥ 402 (2.5)2 (7.1)0 (0)0.12
Hypotension24 (30)5 (17.9)19 (36.5)0.08
Mechanical ventilation17 (21.3)6 (21.4)11 (21.2)0.98
Pitt bacteremia score1 [0–3]1 [0–2.75]1 [0–3]0.50
Suspected/documented source of infection
 CVC8 (10)4 (14.3)4 (7.7)0.44
 Urine6 (7.5)1 (3.6)5 (9.6)0.66
 GI tract11 (13.8)5 (17.9)6 (11.5)0.50
 Other4 (5)0 (0)4 (7.7)0.29
 Unknown27 (33.8)12 (42.9)15 (28.8)0.21
Healthcare-associated53 (66.3)19 (67.9)34 (65.4)0.82
Source control27 (33.8)8 (28.6)19 (36.5)0.47
  1. BMI body mass index, SCr serum creatinine, C Celsius, GCS Glascow Coma Score, SBP systolic blood pressure, qSOFA quick sequential organ failure assessment, VTE venous thromboembolism, CVC central venous catheter, GI gastrointestinal