Volume 13, Number 7—July 2007
Antimicrobial Drugs and Community-acquired Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus, United Kingdom
|Smoking||718 (36.2)||6,365 32.2)||1.21||1.06||0.95–1.17|
|Obesity||323 (16.3)||2,253 (11.4)||1.54||1.27||1.10–1.47‡|
*Data from the General Practice Research Database, United Kingdom, 2000–2004. OR, odds ratio; CI, confidence interval; MI, myocardial infarction; COPD, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.
†Adjusted for all other variables in the table and exposure to antimicrobial drugs in the 30–365 days period before the index date.
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