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Table 7 Odds Ratios of antibiotic prescription

From: “Appropriateness and adequacy of antibiotic prescription for upper respiratory tract infections in ambulatory health care centers in Ecuador”

Variable Odds Ratio (95% CI) P-value
Category of Health Professional
Family Medicine Doctor (REF) 1.00  
 Pediatrician 2.59 (1.64–4.08) 0.000
 General Practitioner 1.78 (1.14–2.78) 0.012
 Rural Trainee 4.62 (2.00–10.67) 0.000
Gender of Prescriber
 Male (REF) 1.00  
 Female 0.89 (0.68–1.18) 0.422
Hours dedicated to clinical practice per day
 0 (REF) 1.00  
 1+ 1.38 (1.08–1.76) 0.011
  1. REF: Reference category