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Table 3 (including only HA-VRE from clinical specimen). Results of multivariable analysis for the frequency of hospital-acquired vancomycin resistant enterococci cases with antibiotic use by antibiotic group (ATC-code 5-digit)

From: The effect of antibiotic use on prevalence of nosocomial vancomycin-resistant enterococci- an ecologic study

Parameter/category IRR 95% CI p-value
Ward
 Medical ward 1 = reference   
 Hematological/oncological ward 1.38 0–60-3.19 0.451
 Intensive care unit 4.7 2.02–10.96 <.0001
 Surgical ward 1.24 0.55–2.83 0.594
Patient with community-acquired VRE on ward in the current month 1.77 1.19–2.63 0.005
Glycopetide (J01XA) use in the previous month (per 1 DDD/100 patient-days) 1.03 1.01–1.05 0.0038
Year 2015 (compared to 2014) 1.40 1.05–1.86 0.005
  1. DDD Defined daily dose; IRR Incidence rate ratio; CI Confidence interval
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