Table 3

A: GP consultations of children aged 0–17 years admitted for bacterial infections and matched controls: odds ratios, 95% confidence intervals and p-values B: GP consultations of children < 3 months admitted for bacterial infections and matched controls: odds ratios, 95% confidence intervals and p-values C: GP consultations of children aged 3 months to 17 years admitted for bacterial infections and matched controls: odds ratios, 95% confidence intervals and p-values

(A)


Diagnoses according to ICPC1

Cases (N = 101)

vs

GP controls (N = 597)

Cases (N = 101)

vs

Hospital controls (N = 583)


Skin diseases (S01 – S99)

OR2 3.4 [1.1–10.8], p = 0.03

OR 1.4 [0.5–3.9], p = 0.44

Other diseases

OR 33.0 [16.4–66.7], p < 0.0001

OR 2.8 [1.8–4.5], p < 0.0001

All diseases

OR 25.9 [13.6–49.4], p < 0.0001

OR 2.7 [1.7–4.2], p < 0.0001


(B)


Diagnoses according to ICPC1

Cases (N = 9)

vs

GP controls (N = 46)

Cases (N = 9)

vs

Hospital controls (N = 54)


Skin diseases (S01 – S99)

OR2 9.2 [0.81–106.1], p = 0.07

OR 4.0 [0.67–23.9], p = 0.12

Other diseases

OR 19.2 [2.2–164.0], p = 0.007

OR 5.8 [1.13–30.3], p = 0.03

All diseases

OR 15.3 [1.8–130.1], p = 0.012

OR 5.9 [1.13–30.3], p = 0.03


(C)


Diagnoses according to ICPC1

Cases (N = 92)

vs

GP controls (N = 551)

Cases (N = 92)

vs

Hospital controls (N = 529)


Skin diseases (S01 – S99)

OR2 2.5 [0.7–9.9], p = 0.17

OR 1.0 [0.3–3.5], p = 0.98

Other diseases

OR 34.8 [16.6–73.2], p < 0.0001

OR 2.6 [1.6–4.2], p < 0.0001

All diseases

OR 27.2 [13.7–53.2], p < 0.0001

OR 2.4 [1.5–4.0], p = 0.002


1 = International Classification of Primary Care

2 = Odds ratio

Mohammedamin et al. BMC Family Practice 2006 7:52   doi:10.1186/1471-2296-7-52

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