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Table 3 Univariable analyses for associations between various demographic predictors and Tennessee beef producers’ degree of concern about antimicrobial resistant infections, 2018

From: A survey of antimicrobial use practices of Tennessee beef producers

Variable Category OR (95% CI) P Value
Gender Male vs Female 1.2 (0.5–2.4) 0.726
Raised on a cattle farm Yes vs No 1.3 (0.7–2.3) 0.461
Herd size Overall 0.393
50–99 vs 0–49 1.6 (0.8–3.2) 0.193
50–99 vs ≥ 100 1.5 (0.7–3.3) 0.285
≥ 100 vs 0–49 1.1 (0.5–2.1) 0.890
Education level < College vs ≥ College 1.5 (0.8–3) 0.218
Age Overall 0.019
30–39 vs 40–49 3.3 (1.2–8.9) 0.021
30–39 vs 50–59 4.4 (1.7–11.9) 0.003
30–39 vs 60–69 4.3 (1.6–11.5) 0.004
30–39 vs > 70 6.3 (2–19.8) 0.009
30–39 vs <  30 1.9 (0.5–7.6) 0.375
40–49 vs 50–59 1.4 (0.6–3.3) 0.490
40–49 vs 60–69 1.3 (0.6–3.2) 0.538
40–49 vs > 70 1.9 (0.7–5.5) 0.215
< 30 vs 40–49 1.7 (0.4–6.7) 0.426
60–69 vs 50–59 1 (0.4–2.4) 0.936
50–59 vs > 70 1.4 (0.5–3.9) 0.499
< 30 vs 50–59 2.4 (0.6–9) 0.205
60–69 vs > 70 1.5 (0.5–4) 0.456
< 30 vs 60–69 2.3 (0.6–8.7) 0.223
< 30 vs > 70 3.4 (0.8–14.3) 0.101
Number of years in cattle farming Overall 0.188
6–10 vs < 5 2.3 (0.6–8.1) 0.208
6–10 vs 11–15 3.8 (1–14.3) 0.052
6–10 vs 16–20 1.4 (0.4–5) 0.574
6–10 vs 21–25 0.8 (0.2–2.9) 0.761
6–10 vs 26–30 1.7 (0.5–6.2) 0.429
6–10 vs > 30 2.4 (0.8–7) 0.107
11–15 vs < 5 0.6 (0.2–2.1) 0.428
11–15 vs 16–20 0.4 (0.1–1.3) 0.132
11–15 vs 21–25 0.2 (0.1–0.8) 0.018
11–15 vs 26–30 0.5 (0.1–1.6) 0.225
11–15 vs > 30 0.6 (0.2–1.8) 0.408
16–20 vs < 5 1.6 (0.5–5.2) 0.451
16–20 vs 21–25 0.6 (0.2–1.9) 0.354
16–20 vs 26–30 1.2 (0.3–4) 0.792
16–20 vs > 30 1.7 (0.6–4.4) 0.292
21–25 vs < 5 2.8 (0.8–9) 0.096
21–25 vs 26–30 2.1 (0.6–6.9) 0.248
21–25 vs > 30 2.9 (1.1–7.8) 0.031
26–30 vs < 5 1.3 (0.4–4.6) 0.641
26–30 vs > 30 1.4 (0.5–4) 0.493
> 30 vs < 5 0.9 (0.4–2.5) 0.897
Cattle operation type Cow-calf vs Multiple operation and others 1.2 (0.6–2.5) 0.581
  1. Overall = overall effect of predictor on outcome variable