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Table 3 Subgroup analysis of Charlson Comorbidity Index

From: Total spine magnetic resonance imaging for detection of multifocal infection in pyogenic spondylodiscitis: a retrospective observational study

Subgroups CCI Unifocal Multifocal p-Value
Y/N Y/N
COPD 8/61 4/6 p = 0.0401*
Nothing 18/51 0/10 p = 0.1056
Myocard Infarction 8/61 3/7 p = 0.1397
Peripheral Vascular Disease 10/59 0/10 p = 0.3455
Diabetes without complications 17/52 4/6 p = 0.4430
Solid Tumor without metastases 5/64 1/9 p = 0.5687
Moderate/severe Kidney Failure 13/56 1/9 p = 0.6812
Cerebrovascular Disease 3/66 0/10 p > 0.9999
Connective Tissue Disease 0/69 0/10 p > 0.9999
Peptic Ulcer Disease 0/69 0/10 p > 0.9999
Mild Liver Disease 1/68 0/10 p > 0.9999
Dementia 1/68 0/10 p > 0.9999
Diabetes with organ damage 8/61 1/9 p > 0.9999
Hemiplegia 0/69 0/10 p > 0.9999
Leukemia 0/69 0/10 p > 0.9999
Lymphoma 1/68 0/10 p > 0.9999
Moderate/severe Liver Disease 4/65 0/10 p > 0.9999
Solid Tumor with metastases 2/67 0/10 p > 0.9999
AIDS 0/69 0/10 p > 0.9999
Chronic Heart Failure 19/50 2/8 p > 0.9999