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Table 3 Adverse events

From: Effect of adjunctive corticosteroid on 28-day mortality in neutropenic patients with septic shock

  Original Propensity score matched
No-steroid (n = 189) Steroid (n = 98) p value No-steroid (n = 50) Steroid (n = 50) p value
Superinfection
  Pneumonia 10 (5.3) 19 (19.4) < 0.001 5 (10.0) 9 (18.0) 0.289
  Bacteremia or fungemia 28 (14.8) 19 (19.4) 0.410 11 (22.0) 11 (22.0) > 0.999
  Othersa 3 (1.6) 4 (4.1) 0.371 1 (2.0) 2 (4.0) > 0.999
GI bleeding 5 (2.7) 7 (7.1) 0.135 0 (0.0) 4 (8.0) 0.126
  1. Data are presented as numbers (%)
  2. aOthers included infections of gastrointestinal origin including enterocolitis, chronic disseminated candidiasis, and invasive mucormycosis
  3. GI, gastrointestinal