Table 3

Adjustment for Confounding Effects on the Association Between Antibiotic Exposure and the Risk of (CDI)
Model Main Exposure Odds Ratio 95% CI Change From Unadjusted Absolute (%) c Statistic 95% CI
High Risk Antibiotics 3.21 1.42, 7.27 - 0.532 0.519, 0.546
High Risk Antibiotics + CDS-ID 2.66 1.17, 6.04 −0.55 (17) 0.658 0.623, 0.694
High Risk Antibiotics + Age 2.56 1.13, 5.84 −0.65 (20) 0.621 0.582, 0.659
High Risk Antibiotics + CDS-ID + Age 2.30 1.01, 5.23 −0.91 (28) 0.686 0.651, 0.720

Adjustment for Confounding Effects of Comorbidity and Age on the Association Between High Risk Antibiotic Exposure and the Risk of Clostridium difficile Infection (CDI).

Abbreviations: OR= Odds Ratio, CI=Confidence Interval, CDI=Clostridium difficile infection, CDS-ID =Chronic Disease Score-Infectious Disease.

Stevens et al.

Stevens et al. BMC Infectious Diseases 2013 13:150   doi:10.1186/1471-2334-13-150

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