Volume 13, Number 12—December 2007
Invasive Group A Streptococcal Infection in Older Adults in Long-term Care Facilities and the Community, United States, 1998–20031
|Characteristic||Adjusted odds ratio (95% CI)|
|Age group, y|
|Other than black
|Long-term care facility||1.6 (1.1–2.2)|
|Bacteremia without focus||2.6 (1.7–3.8)|
|Necrotizing fasciitis||3.6 (1.7–7.4)|
|Other emm types
|Sex and history of CHF†|
|Females with CHF||2.4 (1.5–3.8)|
|Females without CHF||0.9 (0.7–1.4)|
|Males with CHF||1.2 (0.7–2.0)|
|Males without CHF||Reference|
*ABCs, Active Bacterial Core Surveillance; CI, confidence interval; STSS, streptococcal toxic shock syndrome; CHF, congestive heart failure. A total of 1,140 case-patients with complete data were included in the final model. Significant results are shown in boldface.
†Interaction between sex and history of CHF.