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Table 6 Final logistic regression model for risk factors associated with multidrug resistance APEC isolates

From: Identification of Escherichia coli from broiler chickens in Jordan, their antimicrobial resistance, gene characterization and the associated risk factors

Variables b S.E. wald Df Sig. p-value OR 95% C.I. for OR
Lower Upper
Use of antimicrobials as growth promoters
 No 1.492 .854 3.053 1 .081 4.446 .834 23.700
 Yes
Water source
 Municipalities 2.895 1.019 8.067 1 .005 18.090 2.453 133.400
 Artesian wells
Distance in relation to other farms
 Isolated 3.169 .735 18.608 1 .000 23.774 5.635 100.312
 Very close
Get prescription before antibiotic treatment
 No 2.599 1.482 3.073 1 .080 13.448 .736 245.780
 Yes
Constant −2.492- .688 13.136 1 .000 .083   
  1. Hosmer and Lameshow test X2 3.31 sig .507