Table 9Initial clinical cure (# subjects / # randomized) for vancomycin versus metronidazole

StudyVancomycinMetronidazoleRR [95% CI]
Zar, 20077069/82 (84)66/90 (73)1.15 [0.98 to 1.34]
severe disease30/38 (79)29/44 (66)1.20 [0.92 to 1.57]
Wenisch, 19967329/31 (94)29/31 (94)1.00 [0.88 to 1.14]
Teasley, 19837651/56 (91)39/45 (87)1.05 [0.91 to 1.21]
Totals149/169 (88)134/166 (81)1.08 [0.99 to 1.19]

CI = confidence interval; RR = relative risk

From: Results

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