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Table 3 Risk factors for Staphylococcus aureus colonization among children attending public daycare centers (DCC) in Niterói, Brazil. AORs are presented for variables included in the final model

From: High prevalence of Staphylococcus aureus and methicillin-resistant S. aureuscolonization among healthy children attending public daycare centers in informal settlements in a large urban center in Brazil

Risk factor for S. aureus OR 95% CI AOR 95% CI
Older than 36 months 1.26 1.11 - 1.45 1.32 1.12 - 1.56
Attending DCC for more than 12 months 1.02 1.01 - 1.04 - -
Mother has unfinished primary education (1–8 years) 1.39 0.95 - 2.04 1.55 1.00 - 2.42
DCC located in AGSN 2.44 1.51 - 3.96 2.32 1.32 - 4.08
Time sampled (months after initial sampling) 0.94 0.90 - 0.97 0.94 0.90 - 0.99
Residence located within 50 m of AGSN 0.95 0.62 - 1.44 - -