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Table 3 Risk factors for MRSA colonization for all pediatric patients and only for pediatric patients examined at the public clinic

From: Differences in gram-positive bacterial colonization and antimicrobial resistance among children in a high income inequality setting

Risk factor for MRSA colonization All patients Public clinic only
Unadjusted OR 95% CI Adjusted OR 95% CI Unadjusted OR 95% CI Adjusted OR 95% CI
Attends public clinic 1.98 1.08–3.65 2.23 0.94–5.30 NA NA NA NA
Does not have stable income 2.45 1.26–4.76 2.05 0.93–4.55 2.20 1.02–4.77 2.62 0.99–6.98
Monthly household income ($USD)
 $0–$970 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00
 $971–$1938 1.97 0.96–4.07 3.40 1.45–7.98 4.44 1.84–10.71 4.84 1.90–12.31
 $1939 or more 0.61 0.27–1.40 1.36 0.46–4.04 NA NA NA NA
Self-reported slum residence 0.90 0.47–1.72 0.52 0.25–1.09 0.40 0.17–0.97
Five years of age or older 1.74 0.97–3.13 1.85 0.86–3.99
Receives government financial assistance 1.89 0.99–3.61 1.51 0.72–3.19
Five or more household members 1.79 0.98–3.27 1.25 0.59–2.63
  1. OR Odds ratio, CI Confidence interval. Hosmer and Lemeshow Goodness-of-Fit Test p-value for all patients model = 0.693, for public clinic only = 0.911. Dash (−) indicates not included in the analysis or not applicable. NA refers to categories for which there were no subjects, and therefore, odd ratios could not to be calculated