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Volume 27, Number 6—June 2021

Macrolide-Resistant Mycoplasma pneumoniae Infections in Children, Ohio, USA

Mariana M. Lanata1, Huanyu Wang, Kathy Everhart, Melisa Moore-Clingenpeel, Octavio Ramilo, and Amy LeberComments to Author 
Author affiliation: Nationwide Children’s Hospital, Columbus, Ohio, USA

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Table 7

Risk factors for hypoxemia in children infected with Mycoplasma pneumoniae, Ohio, USA, 2015–2019*

Characteristic Univariate analysis
Multivariable analysis
OR (95% CI) p value aOR (95% CI) p value
Female sex 1.117 (0.68–1.85) 0.6645
Age, y 0.964 (0.91–1.02) 0.194
Underlying conditions 3.279 (1.94–5.54) <0.0001 3.46 (2–5.98) <0.0001
Any previous visit 3.202 (1.8–5.69) <0.0001 1.77 (0.94–3.33) 0.0796
Macrolide resistance 1.236 (0.34–4.54) 0.75 0.91 (0.22–3.72) 0.8965
Abnormal respiratory examination 25.288 (6.98–91.64) <0.0001
Previous treatment with antimicrobial drugs 2.43 (1.45–4.07) 0.0007 2.35 (1.18–4.68) 0.0151
Previous nonmacrolide antimicrobial drugs 2.129 (1.27–3.58) 0.0043
Positive viral test 0.902 (0.46–1.79) 0.7683
MRMp and viral positive 0.957 (0.16–5.81) 0.9618

*Bold type indicates statistical significance. aOR, adjusted odds ratio; MRMp: macrolide-resistant Mycoplasma pneumoniae; OR, odds ratio.

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1Current affiliation: Marshall University, Huntington, West Virginia, USA.

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