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Table 2 Patients with antibiotic regimen de-escalated by service

From: Frequency of empiric antibiotic de-escalation in an acute care hospital with an established Antimicrobial Stewardship Program

Time (hours) or Odds Ratio (95% CI) Total
n = 240 (%)
Critical Care
n = 58 (%)
Oncology
n = 21 (%)
Other
n = 161 (%)
24 90 (38) 28 (48) 5 (24) 57 (35)
48 136 (57) 31 (53) 9 (43) 96 (60)
72 151 (63) 36 (62) 15 (71) 100 (62)
96 175 (73) 40 (69) 17 (81) 118 (73)
Odds Ratio (95% CI) at 72 h N/A 0.7 (0.2–1.9) Ref 0.7 (0.2–1.8)