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Table 6 Univariate analysis of demographic and admission data on acquisition (n = 1767)

From: Review of a two-year methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus screening program and cost-effectiveness analysis in Singapore

  Acquired MRSA, [n = 85 (%)a] Did not acquire MRSA, [n = 1682 (%)a] OR (95 % CI) p value
Demographics
 Age, median (range) 55 (15–109) 46 (13–109) 1.03 (1.01–1.04) <0.001
 ≥ 65 years 28 (32.9) 273 (16.2) 2.53 (1.52–4.14) <0.001
 < 65 years 57 (67.1) 1409 (83.8) 1.0  
Gender
 Male 59 (69.4) 1180 (70.2) 0.96 (0.59–1.62) 0.88
 Female 26 (30.6) 502 (29.8) 1.0  
Ethnicity
 Chinese 63 (74.1) 1197 (71.2) 1.2 (0.69–2.00) 0.56
 Malay 9 (10.6) 202 (12.0) 0.87 (0.38–1.77) 0.69
 Indian 7 (8.2) 157 (9.3) 0.87 (0.33–1.93) 0.73
 Others 6 (7.1) 126 (7.5) 0.94 (0.33–2.19) 0.88
Patient groups
 HIV 32 (37.7) 647 (38.5) 0.97 (0.60–1.54) 0.880
 Dermatology 46 (54.1) 578 (34.4) 2.25 (1.42–5.39) 0.0002
 Infectious disease 7 (8.2) 457 (27.2) 0.24 (0.09–0.53) 0.0001
Admission ward
 Single-bed room 61 (71.8) 1223 (72.7) 0.95 (0.58–1.62) 0.849
 Multi-bed room 24 (28.2) 459 (27.3) 1.0  
Length of stay, days; median (range) 8 (2–105) 5 (1–145) 1.04 (1.02–1.06) <0.001
  1. a Unless otherwise indicated