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Table 4 Comparison of intervention for AFS between small/middle-sized hospitals and large hospitals

From: Nationwide cross-sectional study of antimicrobial stewardship and antifungal stewardship programs in inpatient settings in Japan

  Total
n = 39
Small/middle-sized hospitals
(≤ 500 beds)
n = 21
Large hospitals
(≥ 501 beds)
n = 18
OR 95% CI p value
Intervention within 7 days
 Overall 3 (7.7) 3 (14.3) 0 (0)    
  Azole 2 (5.1) 2 (9.5) 0 (0)    
  Echinocandin 2 (5.1) 2 (9.5) 0 (0)    
  Porien 2 (5.1) 2 (9.5) 0 (0)    
  Fluoropyrimidine 1 (2.6) 1 (4.8) 0 (0)    
Intervention within 28 days
 Overall 10 (25.6) 7 (33.3) 3 (16.7) 2.5 (0.5–11.6) 0.29
  Azole 9 (23.1) 6 (28.5) 3 (16.7) 2.0 (0.4–9.5) 0.46
  Echinocandin 9 (23.1) 6 (28.5) 3 (16.7) 2.0 (0.4–9.5) 0.46
  Porien 8 (20.5) 5 (23.8) 3 (16.7) 1.6 (0.3–7.7) 0.70
  Fluoropyrimidine 4 (10.3) 2 (9.5) 2 (11.1) 0.8 (0.1–6.7) 1.00
  1. Unless otherwise stated, data are presented as n (%)
  2. AMS antimicrobial stewardship, OR odds ratio, CI confidential interval