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Volume 25, Number 9—September 2019

Risk for Clostridioides difficile Infection among Older Adults with Cancer

Mini KambojComments to Author , Renee L. Gennarelli, Jennifer Brite, Kent Sepkowitz, and Allison Lipitz-Snyderman
Author affiliations: Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, New York, USA (M. Kamboj, R.L. Gennarelli, J. Brite, K. Sepkowitz, A. Lipitz-Snyderman); Weill Cornell Medical College, New York (M. Kamboj, K. Sepkowitz)

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Table 4

Adjusted odds ratios of Clostridiodes difficile infection occurrence, nested case–control analysis

Prior skilled nursing facility stay
No 1.00 1.00
Yes 3.80 (3.40–4.24) <0.001 1.64 (1.41–1.92) <0.001

*For cancer patients, diagnosis was made during 2009–2010. OR, odds ratio.
†Adjusted odds of CDI based on conditional logistic regression model. Adjusted for age, sex, race, geographic region, urban/rural location, prior hospitalizations, and prior skilled nursing facility stays. Separate models were conducted with all patients with a cancer diagnosis during 2006–2010 and noncancer patients, and for recently diagnosed cancer patients (those diagnosed 2009–2010) and noncancer patients.

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