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Table 1 Preoperative patient data

From: Antimicrobial stewardship measures in cardiac surgery and its impact on surgical site infections

  Total Cefuroxime Cefazolin p
Patient number (%) 1029 (100) 582 (56.6) 447 (43.4)  
Sex (%)     
 m 782 (76.0) 435 (74.7) 347 (77.6) 0.283
 f 247 (24.0) 147 (25.3) 100 (22.4)  
Age (years) 68.2 ± 9.86 68.0 ± 10.11 68.48 ± 9.51 0.640
BMI (kg/m2) 28.72 ± 4.73 28.90 ± 4.68 28.48 ± 4.80 0.162
 Normal weight 205 (21.3) 113 (20.7) 92 (22.0)  
 Overweight 419 (43.5) 230 (42.2) 189 (45.1)  
BMI Grad (%)  Class I Obesity 247 (25.6) 149 (27.3) 98 (23.4) 0.673
 Class II Obesity 72 (7.5) 40 (7.3) 32 (7.6)  
Class III Obesity 21 (2.2) 13 (2.4) 8 (1.9)  
Creatinine (mg/dL) 1.32 ± 3.10 1.35 ± 4.02 1.28 ± 1.07 0.037
MDRD 72.0 ± 25.56 72.9 ± 24.86 70.9 ± 26.43 0.092
Leucocytes (1/nL) 8.09 ± 3.90 7.93 ± 4.51 8.30 ± 2.90 0.009
CRP (mg/L) 0.81 ± 2.22 0.73 ± 1.73 0.92 ± 2.73 0.578
HbA1c (%) 6.00 ± 1.00 6.01 ± 0.99 5.98 ± 1.01 0.296