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Table 4 Multivariate analysis of factors associated with senior physicians compared to junior physicians

From: Physicians’ knowledge, attitudes, and perceptions concerning antibiotic resistance: a survey in a Ghanaian tertiary care hospital

Age Adjusted OR P-value
Knowledge of CRE 2.35 (1.18–4.93) 0.012
Patients at the hospital are at risk of VRE 1.71 (0.73–3.42) 0.027
Knowledge of VRE 4.63 (1.51–8.22) 0.001
Patients at the hospital are at risk of VRE 3.11 (1.42–5.81) 0.071
Patients at the hospital are at risk of ESBLs 2.33 (1.24–6.11) 0.093
ESBL-producers>MRSA>CRE > VRE 2.06 (1.46–9.81) 0.213
Knowledge of ESBLs 2.61 (1.92–9.81) 0.059
Have previously managed MRSA infections 1.83 (1.01–3.91) 0.067
  1. Adjusted for significant terms (P < 0.05) in bivariable comparisons
  2. OR odds ratio, MRSA methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus, ESBLs extended-spectrum beta-lactamases, CRE carbapenem resistant enterobacteria, VRE vancomycin resistant enterococcus species