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Table 3 Risk Factors for multi-resistant Acinetobacter baumannii in surgical patients (N = 75)

From: Multidrug resistant Acinetobacter baumannii: a descriptive study in a city hospital

Risk factor MDRAB1 Control p-value2 Odds 95% C.I.3
  (N = 51) (N = 24)   Ratio  
Age > 55 19 9 0.37 1.56 0.59-4.17
Male Gender 33 19 0.57 1.34 0.49 - 3.63
Institutionalized < 90 days prior to admission 32 20 0.96 1.03 0.38 - 2.82
Multiple Isolates 22 5 < 0.01 4.40 1.43 - 13.54
Mechanical Ventilation 22 4 < 0.01 5.73 1.72 - 19.09
Previous Antibiotics 41 25 0.73 1.31 0.32 - 5.35
Co-infection 26 8 0.64 1.09 0.76 - 1.56
Co-morbidity 41 23 0.32 2.14 0.59 - 7.79
Mortality 12 0 0.01 1.85 1.48 - 2.33
  1. 1Multi-resistant Acinetobacter baumannii
  2. 2 p-values derived from Fisher's exact test
  3. 3C.I. - 95% Confidence interval