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Table 2 Multivariate logistic regression analyses for inappropriate Clostridioides difficile testing in hospital-onset settings

From: Prevalence of and factors associated with inappropriate Clostridioides difficile testing in a teaching hospital in Korea

Variable Odds ratio 95% CI P value
Male 1.025 0.703–1.496 0.897
Age 0.995 0.982–1.008 0.477
Charlson comorbidity score 0.970 0.904–1.040 0.390
Patient location    
 General ward 1 (ref)   
 Intensive care unit 0.359 0.192–0.670 0.001
 Emergency room 24.961 3.116–199.982 0.002
Physician specialty    
 Internal medicine 1 (ref)   
 Non-internal medicine 1.299 0.847–1.992 0.230
  1. Multivariate logistic regression analysis included all significant variables in the univariate analysis, as well as sex and age
  2. Bold values indicate significant differences. CI, confidence interval