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Table 3 Univariate and multivariate analysis of risk factors associated with febrile urinary tract infection caused by multidrug-resistant organisms

From: Characteristics of febrile urinary tract infections in older male adults

CharacteristicsaMDRO infection (n = 135)Non-MDRO infection (n = 414)P value2OR (95% CI)P value3
Older males98 (72.6)228 (55.1)<  0.001  
Previous hospital admission46 (34.1)81 (19.6)0.001  
Long term care facility23 (17)22 (5.3)<  0.0012.4 (1.06–5.9)0.037
IV home-day hospital treatment1 (0.7)12 (2.9)0.2  
Specialized nursing care2 (1.5)5 (1.2)0.68  
Indwelling urethral catheter29 (21.5)46 (11.1)0.002  
 Long-term IUC21 (15.6)19 (4.6)<  0.001  
 Short-term IUC8 (5.9)27 (6.5)0.8  
Invasive urinary Instrumentation38 (28.1)69 (16.7)0.003  
Dementia27 (20)36 (8.7)<  0.001  
Diabetes mellitus40 (29.6)106 (25.6)0.36  
Chronic kidney failure16 (11.9)37 (8.9)0.32  
Cirrhosis2 (1.5)7 (1.7)1  
Neoplasia22 (16.3)57 (13.8)0.46  
Heart failure4 (3)4 (1)0.1  
Chronic obstructive lung disease30 (22.2)70 (16.9)0.16  
Immunosuppressive or corticosteroid treatment1 (0.7)10 (2.4)0.31  
Previous UTI74 (62.2)148 (40.1)<  0.001  
Urinary tract abnormality100 (74.6)236 (57)<  0.0012.2 (1.2–3.8)0.006
Previous antibiotic treatment71 (53)107 (26)<  0.0013.2 (1.9–5.4)<  0.001
  1. Abbreviations: CI Confidence interval, IUC Indwelling urinary catheter, MDRO Multidrug-resistant organisms, OR Odds ratio, UTI Urinary tract infections
  2. aData presented as numbers of patients (percentages).2Univariate analysis.3Multivariate analysis