Risk Factors Associated With Broad-Spectrum Antibiotic Receipt

VariableUnadjusted OR (95% CI)Adjusted ORa (95% CI)Pb
Visit setting
    ED1 (reference)1 (reference)
    Office1.7 (0.7–3.9)4.7 (2.3–9.7)<.001
Agec1.2 (1.1–1.4)1.2 (1.1–1.4).004
Obtaining a radiograph2.2 (0.8–5.9)4.5 (1.6–12.6).004
Obtaining a CBC2.3 (0.8–6.8)2.8 (1.2–6.3).015
  • a Adjusted for visit setting (ED versus office visit), age, obtaining a radiograph, and obtaining a CBC.

  • b P for adjusted Ors.

  • c Reflects increase in odds of broad-spectrum antibiotic receipt for each 1-year increase in age.