Table 1

Crude odds ratios for associations between individual-level and neighborhood-level characteristics and hospitalizations with CA-MRSA, New York City, 2006
Males Females
OR 95% CI OR 95% CI
Individual
Age (years)
 < 18 3.5 2.3, 5.2 4.7 3.1, 6.9
 18-44 4.0 3.0, 5.4 1.1 0.75, 1.5
 45-64 2.4 1.8, 3.3 1.9 1.4, 2.6
 ≥ 65 1.0 - 1.0 -
Diabetes
 Yes 0.91 0.72, 1.2 1.4 1.1, 1.9
 No 1.0 - 1.0 -
HIV
 Yes 3.3 2.5, 4.3 3.1 1.9, 5.1
 No 1.0 - 1.0 -
Neighborhood
HIV Prevalence
 ≤ 0.37% 1.0 - 1.0 -
 0.38-0.73% 1.2 0.75, 2.0 1.6 0.90, 2.9
 0.74%-1.3% 1.6 0.97, 2.7 1.9 1.0, 3.4
 1.3-1.65% 1.6 0.98, 2.7 1.2 0.65, 2.4
 > 1.65% 1.7 1.0, 2.7 2.7 1.5, 5.0
MSM Proportion
 ≤ 5.7% 1.0 - 1.0 -
 5.8-7.0% 1.4 0.81, 2.3 2.0 1.1, 3.8
 7.1-8.0% 1.6 1.0, 2.4 1.6 0.94, 2.8
 8.1-9.8% 1.9 1.2, 3.1 2.1 1.1, 3.9
 > 9.8% 1.4 0.90, 2.2 1.5 0.84, 2.8
Income per year ($)
 ≤ 26,000 1.2 0.82, 1.9 1.2 0.70, 2.1
 26,001-35,000 0.81 0.51, 1.3 0.64 0.35, 1.2
 35,000-41,000 1.30 0.85, 2.1 0.97 0.52, 1.8
 41,000-48,000 0.69 0.44, 1.1 0.77 0.44, 1.4
 > 48,000 1.0 - 1.0 -
ED Usage Rate*
 ≤ 24,000 1.0 - 1.0 -
 24,001-32,600 0.68 0.42, 1.1 1.0 0.54, 2.0
 32,601-44,200 1.1 0.71, 1.6 1.4 0.76, 2.4
 44,201-56,000 1.3 0.86, 2.0 1.4 0.77, 2.6
 > 56,000 1.2 0.78, 1.8 1.8 0.99, 3.3

NOTE. CI, confidence interval; ED, emergency department; HIV, human immunodeficiency virus; MSM, men who have sex with men; OR, odds ratio.

* Emergency department visits per 100,000 people.

Farr et al.

Farr et al. BMC Infectious Diseases 2013 13:84   doi:10.1186/1471-2334-13-84

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