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Table 4 Estimates of covariate effects on the likelihood that an antibiotic prescription was for asymptomatic resident (n = 204)

From: Asymptomatic bacteriuria, antibiotic use, and suspected urinary tract infections in four nursing homes

Independent variables Odds ratios 95% confidence intervals
Activities of Daily Living Hierarchy 1.02 (0.76,1.37)
Cognitive Performance Scale 0.80 (0.43, 1.5)
Any depressive symptoms 1.36 (0.92, 2.01)
Female 1.56 (0.63, 3.87)
Lab results received prior to prescription (Rx) 1.67 (0.71, 3.94)
Age   
Under 85 1.15 (0.52, 2.58)
Missing 0.39 (0.09,1.64)
Race   
White (reference) - -
Others 1.32 (0.4,4.29)
Missing 1.04 (0.34,3.18)
Homes   
Home A 0.27 (0.07,1.07)
Home B 0.76 (0.32,1.8)
Home C 0.20 (0.06,0.67)
Home D (reference) ---- ----
Person (random effect) 0.3495 (Variance Estimate) 0.8242 (Std. Error)