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Table 4 Multivariable logistic regression analysis of non-adherence to antibiotic guidelines for uncomplicated UTI

From: A single center observational study on emergency department clinician non-adherence to clinical practice guidelines for treatment of uncomplicated urinary tract infections

Variable OR 95 % CI P-value
Clinical history
 No recent history of UTI 3.8 1.3–11.4 0.02
Clinical symptoms
 Nausea/vomiting 0.4 0.1–1.4 0.14
Type of UTI, symptoms
 Cystitis, no other non-urinary symptoms 1   
 Cystitis, with back or adnominal pain symptoms only 11.4 2.1–63.0 0.01
 Cystitis, with vaginal discharge 12.1 1.1–137.5 0.05
 Cystitis, with other combinations of non-urinary symptoms 0.1 0.0–1.1 0.06
 Pyelonephritis (fever or flank pain present) 2.7 0.8–9.3 0.12
  1. P-Values that appear in bold are significant at p < 0.05
  2. Non-urinary symptoms include: back pain, abdominal pain, fever, flank pain, vaginal discharge, or nausea/vomiting