Urogenital Tract Infection

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Table. 1.

Table. 1.

Clinical characteristics and laboratory findings of elderly women with acute pyelonephritis

Characteristic Young-old (65-74) Old-old (75-84) Oldest-old (>85) p-value
Number 176 142 42
Age (y) 69.9±2.7 79.4±3.1 87.3±3.1 <0.05a)
Clinical progress
Days of hospitalization 7.0±1.7 7.8±2.6 12.6±2.9 <0.05a)
Duration of fever 3.2±1.0 3.8±0.8 5.1±1.6 <0.05a)
Peak fever (°C) 39.0±1.2 39.3±0.9 39.0±0.6 0.061a)
Laboratory findings
White blood cell 16,811.4±4,888.4 17,833.5±5,516.8 17,775.5±6,066.0 0.196a)
ESR 97.1±20.3 107.0±25.2 109.7±30.5 <0.05a)
C-reactive protein 11.6±4.7 13.3±5.0 15.7±5.2 <0.05a)
Urine RBC 119 (67.6) 92 (64.8) 26 (61.9) 0.739b)
Comorbidity
Diabetes mellitus 48 (27.3) 51 (35.9) 14 (33.3) 0.245b)
Cerebrovascular disorder 25 (14.2) 35 (24.6) 12 (28.6) <0.05b)
Congestive heart failure 15 (8.5) 25 (17.6) 14 (33.3) <0.05lb)
Chronic kidney disease 13 (7.4) 21 (14.8) 3 (7.1) 0.075b)
Chronic liver disease 10 (5.7) 17 (12.0) 4 (9.5) 0.135b)
Chronic lung disease 25 (14.2) 32 (22.5) 5 (11.9) 0.092b)
Malignancy 19 (10.8) 12 (8.5) 2 (4.8) 0.443b)
Neurogenic bladder 32 (18.2) 19 (13.4) 5 (11.9) 0.394b)
Stone disease 25 (14.2) 34 (23.9) 13 (31.0) <0.05b)
Catheter indwelling 17 (9.7) 17 (12.0) 6 (14.3) 0.634b)
Past history (within one year)
Recent urinary tract infection 10 (5.7) 23 (16.2) 14 (33.3) <0.05b)
Recent urologic manipulation 10 (5.7) 8 (5.6) 2 (4.8) 0.972b)
Presence of cUTI factors 98 (55.7) 86 (60.6) 25 (59.5) 0.667b)

Values are presented as number only, mean±standard deviation or number (%).

ESR: erythrocyte sedimentation rate, RBC: red blood cell, cUTI: complicated urinary tract infection.

a)Analysis of variance. b)Pearson chi-square test.

Urogenit Tract Infect 2020;15:71-8 https://doi.org/10.14777/uti.2020.15.3.71
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