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Table 1 Summary of patient demographics and baseline disease characteristics

From: Clostridium difficile Infection–Daily Symptoms (CDI-DaySyms™) questionnaire: psychometric characteristics and responder thresholds

Patient characteristics Validation analysis set (N = 168)
Age (y)
 Mean (SD) 57.1 (16.9)
 Median (range) 60 (23.0–92.0)
Sex, n (%)
 Female 114 (67.9)
Race, n (%)
 White 157 (93.5)
 Black/African-American 6 (3.6)
 Asian 4 (2.4)
 Other 1 (0.6)
CDI disease severity, n (%)
 Mild-to-moderate 137 (81.5)
 Severe 19 (11.3)
 Missing information 12 (7.1)
Status at admission, n (%)
 Inpatient 76 (45.2)
 Outpatient 92 (54.8)
CDI episode type (investigator assessment in CRF), n (%)
 First occurrence 135 (80.4)
 First recurrence 33 (19.6)
  1. CDI Clostridium difficile infection, CRF case report form, SD standard deviation