Table 3.

Comparison of peritonitis rates for several organism categories among subgroups of patients with higher overall peritonitis ratesa

ParameterFemale Patients with DiabetesTransfer from HDBlack
RR95% CIPRR95% CIPRR95% CIP
Gram positive1.331.09 to 1.620.0051.261.08 to 1.460.0031.721.15 to 2.560.010
Gram negative1.040.77 to 1.400.7801.120.89 to 1.420.3501.390.73 to 2.640.320
Culture negative1.371.04 to 1.810.0271.190.96 to 1.490.1200.700.31 to 1.570.390
CNS1.250.95 to 1.630.1101.331.09 to 1.620.0051.410.80 to 2.470.240
Staphylococcus aureus1.160.69 to 1.940.5801.130.76 to 1.670.5400.570.13 to 2.610.470
Streptococcus1.571.06 to 2.320.0261.160.84 to 1.600.3702.751.35 to 5.590.005
  • a CNS, coagulase-negative Staphylococcus.