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Table 1 Risk factors of MBL acquisition in burns unit

From: Persistence of related bla-IMP-4 metallo-beta-lactamase producing Enterobacteriaceae from clinical and environmental specimens within a burns unit in Australia - a six-year retrospective study

Risk factor Bivariate analyses Multivariate analysis
MBL Controls p
n = 23 n = 1,497 OR (95% CI) p
median (p50)
Age (years) 62 38 <0.001 1.04 <0.001
TBSA (%) 20 4 <0.001 1.03 <0.001
LOS (days) 50 6 <0.001 1.02 <0.001
LOS v TBSA correlation coefficient (r) =0.741 <0.001  
LOS v age correlation coefficient (r) =0.260 <0.001
TBSA v age correlation coefficient (r) =0.009 0.622
  1. TBSA Total Burns Surface Area (as percentage of total body surface area); LOS length of stay.