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Table 4 Characteristics associated with the presence of beta-hemolytic streptococcal among pediatric patients examined at private and public clinics – Niterói, RJ, Brazil, 2014

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

Characteristic Unadjusted OR 95% CI Adjusted OR 95% CI
Attends public clinic 1.70 0.73–3.94
5 years of age or older 19.30 4.49–82.91 16.36 3.77–70.98
Attends school 14.61 3.40–62.71 6.46 2.52–16.54
Employment status
 Employed 1.00
 Stay-at-home 0.48 0.11–2.09
 Other 2.83 1.00–8.05
Attending the clinic due to symptoms/illness (vs. routine) 3.10 1.36–7.10
Earache 5.33 1.43–19.84
Sore throat 8.97 3.67–21.89
Upper respiratory tract infection 2.33 1.00–5.40
Rhinitis 2.86 1.26–6.52
  1. Dash (−) indicates not included in the analysis or not applicable
  2. OR Odds ratio. Hosmer and Lemeshow Goodness-of-Fit Test p-value = 0.414
  3. CI Confidence interval