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Volume 11, Number 3—March 2005

Research

Antimicrobial Drug Prescribing for Pneumonia in Ambulatory Care

Conan MacDougall*Comments to Author , B. Joseph Guglielmo*, Judy Maselli†, and Ralph Gonzales†
Author affiliations: *University of California School of Pharmacy, San Francisco, California, USA; †University of California School of Medicine, San Francisco, California

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Table 2

Logistic regression analysis of factors predicting fluoroquinolone use

N = 4,538 Odds ratio (95% CI)* for receipt of fluoroquinolone
Age (y)
  18–44
  45–64
  >65 0.56 (0.48–0.66)
1
1.62 (1.38–1.91)
Year (later year) 1.40 (1.29–1.51)
Healthcare plan
  1
  2
  3
  4 1
0.97 (0.77–1.21)
0.80 (0.66–0.97)
1.23 (0.93–1.62)

*CI, confidence interval.

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