Volume 26, Number 8—August 2020
Factors Associated with Prescription of Antimicrobial Drugs for Dogs and Cats, United Kingdom, 2014–2016
|Category||β||SE||OR (95% CI)||p value|
|Main presenting complaint|
|Kidney disease||0.11||0.18||1.12 (0.78–1.60)||0.55|
|Other unwell||−0.33||0.06||0.72 (0.64–0.80)||<0.01|
|Genetic breed group (29)|
|Scent hound||0.67||0.13||1.96 (1.52–2.52)||<0.01|
|Sight hound||0.43||0.17||1.54 (1.10–2.15)||0.01|
|Small terrier||0.67||0.08||1.96 (1.67–2.29)||<0.01|
*n = 3,971/281,543 sick consultations. Random effect variance (± SD): animal 3.04 (1.74), site 0.13 (0.36), practice 0.44 (0.66). Significant (p<0.05) results are displayed in boldface. NA, not applicable; OR, odds ratio.
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