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Table 6 Outcome of patients who did and did not receive adequate antimicrobial therapy

From: Inadequate treatment of ventilator-associated and hospital-acquired pneumonia: Risk factors and impact on outcomes

   HAP (n = 218)    VAP (n = 130)  
  Adequate (n = 128) Inadequate (n = 90) p Adequate (n = 44) Inadequate (n = 86) p
In hospital mortality (n,%) 32 (25.8) 35 (38.9) 0.056 32 (72.7) 56 (65.1) 0.497
Length of total hospital stay 19.61 ± 14.40 24.22 ± 13.70 0.001 28.57 ± 23.66 45.00 ± 49.30 0.0091
Length of stay after the diagnosis of pneumonia 12.52 ± 11.14 15.70 ± 11.21 0.010 16.45 ± 18.23 30.71 ± 46.21 0.034
Duration of intubation     19.11 ± 19.74 32.14 ± 49.51 0.050
Resolution of fever and other symptoms 2.40 ± 2.91 4.96 ± 7.79 <0.001 5.70 ± 5.50 9.09 ± 10.33 0.044