Volume 25, Number 9—September 2019
CME ACTIVITY - Research
Risk for Clostridioides difficile Infection among Older Adults with Cancer
|Prior skilled nursing facility stay|
|Yes||3.80 (3.40–4.24)||<0.001||1.64 (1.41–1.92)||<0.001|
*For cancer patients, diagnosis was made during 2009–2010. OR, odds ratio.
†Adjusted odds of CDI based on conditional logistic regression model. Adjusted for age, sex, race, geographic region, urban/rural location, prior hospitalizations, and prior skilled nursing facility stays. Separate models were conducted with all patients with a cancer diagnosis during 2006–2010 and noncancer patients, and for recently diagnosed cancer patients (those diagnosed 2009–2010) and noncancer patients.