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Table 2 Basic characteristics of Cohort 1 (n = 204)

From: Association between length of residence and prevalence of MRSA colonization among residents in geriatric long-term care facilities

  n (%)
MRSA test result
 Positive 20 (9.8)
 Negative 184 (90.2)
Length of residence since admission, monthsa
 Minimum to maximum 1 to 114
 Median (interquartile range) 6 (2–15)
 1–6 112 (54.9)
 7–12 28 (13.7)
 13–18 22 (10.8)
 19–24 12 (5.9)
 25+ 30 (14.7)
  1. Abbreviation: MRSA methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus
  2. a Measured from admission to the time MRSA testing was performed during the initial 4-month study period (August 2018 to November 2018)