Table 5

Multivariate analysis module
Risk factors OR CIa EFpb CIc
Hospital exposures
Receipt of IV fluids 13.7 5.6-33.5 70.3 51.2-89.5
Hospital admission 7.8 4.3-14.3 52.4 37.5-67.3
Invasive procedures d 4.7 2.8-7.9 35.1 23.7-46.5
Outpatient care
Abscess drainage 33.4 4.2-267.9 87.3 63.7-100
Receiving injection with a Reused syringes 23.1 4.7-153 82 58.9-100
Lifestyle-associated
IV drug user 12.1 4.9-29.8 67.9 47.5-88.5

a Confidence interval for the odds Ratio.

b EFp is the etiologic fraction in the population.

c Confidence interval for the etiologic fraction in the population.

d Invasive procedures include minimal surgical procedures at outpatients and procedures at hospital.

Kandeel et al.

Kandeel et al. BMC Infectious Diseases 2012 12:294   doi:10.1186/1471-2334-12-294

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