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Table 4 Multivariable analysis for the outcome high rate of linezolid prescriptions per 100 antimicrobial prescriptions of 212 wards with linezolid use in the point prevalence survey 2016

From: Linezolid use in German acute care hospitals: results from two consecutive national point prevalence surveys

Outcome Parameter Odds ratio 95% confidence intervall p-value
High rate of linezolid prescriptions per 100 antimicrobial prescriptions (≥3Q) Prevalence of patients with antimicrobial use (per 1% increase) 0.94 0.92–0.96 < 0.01
North (region) 0.19 0.04–0.78 0.02
Southwest (region) 0.43 0.19–0.99 0.05
Intensive care unit (ward specialty) 4.89 2.05–11.70 < 0.01
  1. Bold print is used to indicate statistical significance. High was defined as greater or equal than the 75th percentile (3Q). The value for 3Q was 14.3%. Abbreviations: North Bremen, Hamburg, Lower Saxony, Mecklenburg-West Pomerania, Schleswig-Holstein; Southwest Baden-Württemberg, Saarland, Rhineland-Palatinate