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Table 2 Univariate and multivariate analysis of restricted antimicrobial prescribed in the study

From: 'Careful goodbye at the door': is there role for antimicrobial stewardship interventions for antimicrobial therapy prescribed on hospital discharge?

Antimicrobial prescription parameter Restricted antimicrobial
(n = 23)
n(%)
Unrestricted antimicrobial
(n = 240)
n(%)
Univariate analysis
(p value)
Multivariate analysis (Odds ratio with 95%CI, p value)
Choice 22(95) 193(80) 0.072  
Duration 10(43) 52(21) 0.019 OR 2.6(1.1–6.4, p = 0.031)
Dose 21(91) 167(70) 0.028  
Frequency 21(91) 166(69) 0.025 OR 4.4(1.0–19.7, p = 0.047)