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Table 4 Odds of inappropriate antibiotic use in a logistic regression model

From: Comparing appropriateness of antibiotics for nursing home residents by setting of prescription initiation: a cross-sectional analysis

   Model
n = 735
Odds Ratio (95% CI)
Age 1.00 (0.98–1.01)
Female 1.25 (0.90–1.75)
Location Antibiotic Initiated
 Nursing Home Ref
 Emergency Department 1.17 (0.56–2.44)
 Outpatient Clinic 2.98 (1.64–5.44)*
Infection Type
 Skin/Soft Tissue Ref
 Lower Respiratory Tract 3.41 (2.15–5.40)*
 Urinary Tract 4.47 (2.96–6.77)*
  1. *Significant at p < .001