Management by Primary Care Clinicians of Patients Suspected of Having Community-Acquired Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus Infections

Table 19. Characteristic of patients who completed quality improvement calls, n=681

  680.x 681.x or 682.x
  MCNT WHA MCNT WHA
  Pre-Intervention Intervention p Value Pre-Intervention Intervention p Value Pre-Intervention Intervention p Value Pre-Intervention Intervention p Value
Total patients (n) 9 9   25 5   224 152   214 40  
Male and female cases
Male (n) 3 6 0.1573 10 3 0.6278 91 83 0.0076 99 15 0.2937
Male (%) 33.33 66.67 40.00 60.00 40.63 54.61 47.60 38.46
Female (n) 6 3 15 2 133 69 109 24
Female (%) 66.67 33.33 60.00 40.00 59.38 45.39 52.40 61.54
Age
Mean age, in years 45.44 (n=9) 50.22
(n=9)
0.6405 40.00
(n=25)
32.00
(n=5)
0.5534 44.03
(n=224)
48.58 (n=152) 0.0558 48.16
(n=208)
45.59
(n=39)
0.5460
Adult and pediatric cases
Adult cases (≥18 years old) 8 8 1.0000 18 3 0.6220 184 138 0.0190 173 34 0.5331
Adult cases (%) 88.89 88.89 72.00 60.00 82.14 90.79 83.17 87.18
Pediatric cases (<18 years old) 1 1 7 2 40 14 35 5
Pediatric cases (<18 years old) 11.11 11.11 28.00 40.00 17.86 9.21 16.83 12.82

Key: MCNT = Medical Clinic of North Texas, WHA = Wilmington Health Associates.

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