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Table 2 Multiple logistic regression analyses of MRSA and ESBL-E colonization risk factors

From: A prospective observational study of the prevalence and risk factors for colonization by antibiotic resistant bacteria in patients at admission to hospital in Singapore

Featured covariates* MRSA AOR 95% C.I. ESBL-E AOR 95% C.I.
Hospitalization     
 Within 3 month 3.81 0.84 to 17.28 1.38 0.71 to 2.69
 Within 12 month 3.48 0.64 to 18.92 1.35 0.73 to 2.48
Use of oral antibiotics     
 Within 1 month 1.57 0.17 to 14.43 2.58** 1.04 to 6.42
 Within 3 month 0.67 0.08 to 6.78 0.94 0.38 to 2.36
Outpatient visit     
 Within 3 month 0.97 0.17 to 5.64 1.36 0.69 to 2.69
 Within 12 month 1.43 0.18 to 11.13 0.89 0.43 to 1.80
Primary care visit     
 Within 3 month Not estimated Not estimated 2.08 0.72 to 6.01
 Within 12 month Not estimated Not estimated 0.41 0.14 to 1.24
Contact with Healthcare Worker 1.30 0.32 to 5.33 0.86 0.47 to 1.57
  1. *The models are adjusted for demographics and co-morbid conditions.
  2. **Statistically significant at 5%.