Table 2

Multivariate analysis with risk factors for prevalence of MRSA colonization at admission in adults - log-binomial regression (N = 297)

Variable

PR (95%CI)


Age above 60 years

3.0 (1.2-7.7)

Transfer from another hospital or long term care facility

2.9 (0.8-11.0)

Use of antimicrobials 2 wks before

2.3 (0.9-5.5)

Hospital admission last year

5.6 (1.3-23.9)


MRSA: Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus

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