Table 2

Logistic regression models predicting Candida colonization among 101 women with type 1 or type 2 diabetes (2000)

Variable Name

Parameter

Estimate

p-value

Odds Ratio

(95% CI)


Age 45 and older

1.92

0.008

6.8

(1.64, 28.37)

Diabetes type 1

-1.23

0.04

3.4

(1.03, 11.41)

Glycemia (% HbA1c)*

0.30

0.02

1.36

(1.04,1.76)

Antibiotics in past 2 weeks (oral only)

1.49

0.03

4.5

(1.18, 16.79)

Perform oral sex in past 2 weeks

1.59

0.08

4.9

(0.84, 28.27)

Douche

0.78

0.19

2.2

(0.68, 7.00)

Lifetime history of chlamydia

1.75

0.04

5.8

(1.09,30.54)


* HbA1c (%) > 6.4. HbA1c calculated from a linear regression formula using total glycated hemoglobin values. Cut points based on local laboratory values. NOTE: All models included age, diabetes type, HbA1c, antibiotic use, and oral sex.

de Leon et al. BMC Infectious Diseases 2002 2:1   doi:10.1186/1471-2334-2-1

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