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Table 3 Multivariate odds ratios of Candida colonization at hospital admission (n = 485)

From: Risk factors for Candida colonization and Co-colonization with multi-drug resistant organisms at admission

Characteristic Multivariate odds ratio 95 % Confidence interval Univariate odds ratio 95 % Confidence interval
Body mass index 0.99 0.96–1.02 0.99 0.97 – 1.02
Age (yr) 1.01 0.99–1.02 1.01 0.99–1.03
Ambulatory Status (ambulatory vs non-ambulatory) 0.45 0.27–0.73 0.44 0.27 – 0.70
History of Candida 1.75 0.91–3.37 2.07 1.11–3.84
Fluoroquinolonesa 3.01 1.80–5.01 3.25 1.98–5.32
  1. aAntibiotic use occurred prior to admission to hospital