Volume 11, Number 6—June 2005
Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus and Vancomycin-resistant Enterococci in Rural Communities, Western United States
|Predictors||No. of institutions||Incidence rate ratio||95% CI||p value|
|Quintile of CA-MRSA rate‡|
|3rd: 0.3 to 1.6||6||11||2.8–4.5||0.001|
|4th: 1.7 to 3.4||6||35||10–122||<0.0001|
|5th: 3.5 to 9.4||5||33||9.2–115||<0.0001|
|Hospital bed size|
*HA-MRSA, heathcare-associated methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus; 95% CI, 95% confidence interval; CA-MRSA, community-associated MRSA.
†No. of HA-MRSA cases/10,000 occupied bed-days.
‡No. of CA-MRSA cases/10,000 person-years, based on county population.
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