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Table 1 Risk factors associated with carriage of carbapenem-resistant Acinetobacter baumannii (CRAB) on admission to ICUs

From: Rapid screening and early precautions for carbapenem-resistant Acinetobacter baumannii carriers decreased nosocomial transmission in hospital settings: a quasi-experimental study

Characteristics Odds Ratio (95% CI) P
Female Sex 1.02 (0.68–1.53) 0.93
Age 1.02 (1.00–1.03) 0.78
History of hospitalization within 90 days 2.85 (1.91–4.26) < 0.001
History of CRAB-positive within 90 days 60.8 (29.7–125) < 0.001
Circulatory disease 1.20 (0.73–1.97) 0.58
Chronic kidney disease 1.28 (0.78–2.10) 0.38
Gastrointestinal disease 1.64 (0.80–3.37) 0.18
Chronic respiratory disease 1.35 (0.80–2.30) 0.26
Hepatobiliary disease 0.89 (0.32–2.45) 0.82
Cerebral vascular disease 0.77 (0.30–1.96) 0.58
Malignancy (hematologic malignancies and solid tumor) 0.75 0.45–1.27) 0.30
Hypertension 0.85 (0.52–1.39) 0.51
Diabetes mellitus 0.78 (0.45–1.34) 0.37
Autoimmune disease 1.65 (0.65–4.16) 0.29
  1. CI confidence interval