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Table 3 Multivariate analysis with risk factors for acquisition of MRSA colonization during hospitalization in adults - Cox regression (N = 175)

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

Variable HR (95%CI)
Admission by ER 2.9 (0.6-12.7)
HIV infection 1.1 (0.1-9.5)
Ward transfers 1.3 (0.7-2.4)
CCI 1.1 (0.7-1.6)
  1. MRSA: Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus: ER emergency room; HIV: human immunodeficiency virus; CCI: Charlson Comorbidity Index