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Table 6 Multivariable logistic regression analyses of factors associated with nasal colonisation of healthcare workers and university students by Staphylococcus aureus

From: Prevalence of nasal colonisation by methicillin-sensitive and methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus among healthcare workers and students in Madagascar

Variable Category n ORa (95 % CIb) p
Age     
  Age <25 (years) 403 1  
  Age >25 (years) 452 1.47 (1.02–2.13) 0.04
Sex     
  Female 580 1  
  Male 283 0.57 (0.40–0.83) 0.003
Occupation     
  Student 685 1  
  Healthcare worker 863 0.77 (0.54–1.11) 0.16
Antibioticsc     
  No previous antimicrobial use 919 1  
  Previous antimicrobial use 493 1.17 (0.91–1.49) 0.22
  1. aOR, odds ratio, adjusted according to multivariable logistic regression
  2. bCI, confidence interval
  3. cDuring the last 6 months