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Table 1 Operational definition of variables

From: Machine learning models predicting multidrug resistant urinary tract infections using “DsaaS

Variables Measurements Definition
Dependent MDR Resistance Discrete Does the patient acquire a MDR infection during hospitalization? Yes or No
Independent Sex Discrete Sex of the patients, Male or Female.
Age Continous Age (in years) during hospitalization
Age Class Discrete 10 years class to witch the patient belong, from 1 to 10
Ward Discrete Ward where the patient was hospitalized, from 1 to 11
Time Period Discrete Time period in which the patient was hospitalized in a ward, from 1 to 14