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Table 2 Initial CRP value and various outcomes

From: Risk factors for catheter-related infections in patients receiving permanent dialysis catheter

  Initial CRP value [mg/l]
Outcome CRI no CRI p
Death (n = 22/104) 29.5 (15.4–43.2) 19.4 (7.1–32.7) 0.08
Catheter removal or revision (n = 30/96) 23.4 (9.0–41.1) 20.6 (8.1–32.7) 0.26
Rehospitalization (n = 34/92) 19.8 (10.6–41.1) 24.3 (8.9–32.7) 0.57
Use of antibiotics (n = 25/101) 23.4 (14.0–46.1) 20.6 mg/l (6.2–32.7) 0.14
  1. Initial CRP values are shown for various primary (death) and secondary outcome parameters (frequency n with/without CRI are given in brackets). CRP values are reported as median and 25%- and 75%-quantiles, respectively
  2. CRI catheter related infection