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Table 4 Participant characteristics associated with preference for treatment in the hospital on follow-up survey

From: Patient preferences for treatment of acute bacterial skin and skin structure infections in the emergency department

Characteristic Univariate Analyses
Multivariate Analyses Odds ratio
(95% Confidence Interval)
Multivariate Analyses
COPD, Asthma, or Emphysema 0.041 2.41 (0.69–8.46) 0.170
ABSSSI relapse 0.083 0.35 (0.10–1.21) 0.097
4-year college graduate or more 0.016 0.18 (0.37–0.86) 0.032
Employed at Time of ABSSSI 0.194 0.58 (0.20–1.70) 0.322
  1. COPD Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disorder, HIV/AIDS Human Immunodeficiency Virus/Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome
  2. *Only variables with a p-value < 0.20 on univariate analyses were carried into multivariate logistic regression. Other variables tested included patient characteristics present on ED admission (Table 2)