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Table 6 Factors associated with antibiotic administration among a cohort of Campylobacter-associated hospitalisations (n = 607)

From: Bacteraemia, antimicrobial susceptibility and treatment among Campylobacter-associated hospitalisations in the Australian Capital Territory: a review

Predictor variable Estimated adjusted Odds Ratio (aOR) 95 % Confidence Interval p-value
Age 0–9 years 0.07 0.01–0.57 0.01
Age 10–19 years 0.44 0.20–0.97 0.04
Age 40–49 years 2.34 1.14–4.79 0.02
Emergency Unit admission 0.06 0.02–0.17 < 0.001
Gastroenterology admission 3.75 1.95–7.20 < 0.001
Gen. Medicine admission 2.02 1.22–3.35 < 0.01
Infectious Diseases admission 2.58 1.03–6.44 0.04
Vomiting 1.70 1.11–2.61 0.02
Electrolyte imbalance 1.73 1.12–2.67 0.01
Blood specimen for culture 2.76 1.79–4.26 < 0.001
  1. Hosmer and Lemeshow goodness of fit χ2 9.23,  p = 0.32