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Table 2 Multivariate analysis with risk factors for prevalence of MRSA colonization at admission in adults - log-binomial regression (N = 297)

From: Prevalence and acquisition of MRSA amongst patients admitted to a tertiary-care hospital in brazil

Variable PR (95%CI)
Age above 60 years 3.0 (1.2-7.7)
Transfer from another hospital or long term care facility 2.9 (0.8-11.0)
Use of antimicrobials 2 wks before 2.3 (0.9-5.5)
Hospital admission last year 5.6 (1.3-23.9)
  1. MRSA: Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus