TABLE 1

Demographic Characteristics of Children With CA-MSSA or CA-MRSA Osteomyelitis at TCH: August 2001 to July 2004

DemographicsMRSA (n = 56)MSSA (n = 33)P
AgeNS
    Mean ± SD, mo119.0 ± 53.897.2 ± 55.6
    Median (range), mo133.5 (9–215)104.0 (1–182)
Gender, n (%)NS
    Male40 (71.4)19 (57.6)
Race, n (%).007
    White24 (42.9)14 (42.4)
    Black19 (33.9)3 (9.1)
    Hispanic13 (23.2)16 (48.5)
  • NS indicates not significant.