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Table 2 Multiple logistic regression analyses of bacterial carriage in healthy kindergarten children

From: Nasal carriage of common bacterial pathogens among healthy kindergarten children in Chaoshan region, southern China: a cross-sectional study

Variable Overall bacterial carriage Multiple bacterial carriage
β aOR 95 % CI p value β aOR 95 % CI p value
Increasing agea −0.3 0.8 (0.7–0.9) <0.001 −0.2 0.8 (0.7–0.9) <0.01
Father’s education level
 Elementary school - - - - Ref. - - -
 Middle/high school - - - - −0.3 0.8 (0.5–1.1) 0.18
 College/university - - - - −1.1 0.3 (0.2–0.5) <0.0001
Location of kindergarten (city)
 Shantou Ref. - - - - - - -
 Jieyang 0.3 1.3 (0.9–1.9) 0.21 - - - -
 Chaozhou 1.1 2.9 (1.7–4.8) <0.0001 - - - -
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