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Table 4 Results of bacteria, pneumolysin, infiltration, and hazard ratio of young versus old patients

From: Association between age and infection in patients with acute ST-elevation myocardial infarction

  YP (n = 60) OP (n = 80) p HR p *
Bacteria (%) 12 (22.6) 2 (2.8) 0.001 8.03 (95% CI, 1.83–51.49) 0.002
Bacteria or pneumolysin (%) 13 (21.7) 3 (3.8) 0.002 5.78 (95% CI 1.64–25.11) 0.002
Heavy inflammatory cell infiltration (%) 8 (23.5) 13 (28.9) 0.6 0.81 (95% CI 0.34–1.86) 0.78
Bacterial pneumolysin (%) 1 (3.8) 1 (2.9) 1 1.31 (95% CI 0.04–47.56) 0.59
Bacteria or heavy infiltration (%) 18 (34) 15 (21.1) 0.12 1.61 (95% CI 0.85–3.06) 0.16
Bacteria, heavy infiltration, or pneumolysin (%) 19 (31.7) 16 (20) 0.2 1.58 (95% CI 0.85–2.98) 0.16
  1. Data presented as number (%)
  2. CI confidence interval, HR hazard ratio, OP old patients group, YP young patients group
  3. *Significance of HR