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Table 3 Multivariate logistic analysis of overall compliance with antibiotic use a

From: Effects of a clinical pathway on antibiotic use in patients with community-acquired pneumonia: a multi-site study in China

Parameters OR Estimates 95% CI b p-value
Lower Upper
Intercept     0.760
Regions (comparison = Shanghai)
 Hubei province (1 = yes, 0 = no) 0.31 0.20 0.48 <  0.0001
 Gansu province (1 = yes, 0 = no) 0.26 0.16 0.41 < 0.0001
Tertiary hospital (1 = yes, 0 = no) 0.73 0.50 1.07 0.108
Male (1 = yes, 0 = no) 0.93 0.64 1.35 0.699
Age (years) 1.01 1.00 1.02 0.184
No. of comorbidities (comparison = 0)
 1 comorbidity (1 = yes, 0 = no) 0.83 0.54 1.29 0.410
 2 comorbidities (1 = yes, 0 = no) 1.05 0.60 1.83 0.871
Non-severe CAP (1 = yes, 0 = no) 0.85 0.54 1.32 0.463
Hospital implementation of CP (1 = yes, 0 = no) 1.76 1.16 2.71 0.009
  1. aThe dependent variable was overall compliance with antibiotic use in inpatients with CAP (1: overall compliance; 0: overall non-compliance), and χ2likelihood ratio = 67.66, p < 0.001;
  2. bCI: Confidence interval