Table 3

Multivariate analysis with risk factors for acquisition of MRSA colonization during hospitalization in adults - Cox regression (N = 175)

Variable

HR (95%CI)


Admission by ER

2.9 (0.6-12.7)

HIV infection

1.1 (0.1-9.5)

Ward transfers

1.3 (0.7-2.4)

CCI

1.1 (0.7-1.6)


MRSA: Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus: ER emergency room; HIV: human immunodeficiency virus; CCI: Charlson Comorbidity Index

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