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Table 4 Univariate logistic regression analysis of factors associated with HAI

From: Point-prevalence survey of hospital acquired infections in three acute care hospitals in Northern Nigeria

VariableOdds ratio95% CIP value
Age group
< 1 month4.6871.298–16.9270.018
 1 month – 18 years0.6920.192–2.4900.573
 18–65 years0.4390.133–1.4510.177
  > 65 yearsReference
Gender0.8070.425–1.5330.513
Surgery since admission0.5830.305–1.1160.104
McCabe score
 Non-fatalReference
 Ultimately fatal1.0210.119–8.7610.985
 Rapidly fatal0.6560.188–2.2860.508
 Unknown1.6330.510–5.2340.409
Any invasive device0.6340.324–1.2400.183
Central catheter present1.7400.350–8.500.498
Peripheral catheter present0.9090.486–1.6990.765
Urinary catheter present2.0220.945–4.3270.070
Intubation3.9661.698–9.2610.001
Specialty
 Pediatric medicalReference
Neonatal41.5384.980–346.5000.001
 Medical3.6460.439–30.2470.231
 Surgical4.0650.481–34.3790.198
 Obstetrics and gynecology4.0000.473–33.8260.203
Pediatric surgical13.0911.532–111.8740.019
Duration of stay before the date of the survey1.0070.995–1.0190.261
Type of hospital
 Secondary care hospitalReference
 Tertiary care hospital1.1690.617–2.2140.631