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Table 3 Risk factors associated with carbapenem-resistant Acinetobacter baumannii (CRAB) acquisition during hospitalization

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

Characteristics Hazard Ratio (95% CI) p
Medical intervention
 Intubation 1.23 (0.71–2.15) 0.46
 Central venous catheter 0.69 (0.44–1.06) 0.091
 Urinary Catheter 0.69 (0.39–1.23) 0.21
 Steroid exposure 0.83 (0.53–1.29) 0.41
Antimicrobial exposure
 Carbapenems 2.54 (1.61–4.00) < 0.0001
 Quinolones 0.73 (0.40–1.34) 0.31
 Penicillins 1.34 (0.87–2.08) 0.19
 3rd and 4th generations of Cephalosporin 0.69 (0.45–1.06) 0.087
 Aminoglycosides 1.59 (0.45–5.57) 0.47
  1. CI confidence interval