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Table 3 Adjusted odds ratio for independent risk factors for multidrug resistant gram-negative bacteremia based on multivariate logistic regression analysisa

From: Bloodstream infections caused by multidrug-resistant gram-negative bacteria: epidemiological, clinical and microbiological features

Risk factors Adjusted multivariate
  p-value OR (95% CI)
Male sex 0.02 2.98 (1.18–7.47)
Age ≥ 60 years old 0.03 2.52 (1.07–5.93)
Previous therapeutic antimicrobial use 0.04 2.45 (1.06–5.65)
Liver disease 0.02 4.91 (1.25–19.29)
Bacteremia by Klebsiella pneumoniae <0.001 4.59 (1.93–70.93)
  1. (a) Multivariate analysis using a logistic regression model included the following variables: male sex, age ≥ 60 years old, previous therapeutic antimicrobial use, liver disease, catheter use, hospitalization in prior 6 months and bacteremia by K. pneumoniae