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Volume 28, Number 6—June 2022

Cross-Sectional Study of Clinical Predictors of Coccidioidomycosis, Arizona, USA

Ferris A. RamadanComments to Author , Katherine D. Ellingson, Robert A. Canales, Edward J. Bedrick, John N. Galgiani, and Fariba M. Donovan
Author affiliations: University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona, USA (F.A. Ramadan, K.D. Ellingson, E.J. Bedrick); George Washington University, Washington, DC, USA (R.A. Canales); University of Arizona College of Medicine–Tucson, Tucson (J.N. Galgiani, F.M. Donovan)

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Table 4

Characteristics of inpatients in univariable and multivariable models in a cross-sectional study of clinical predictors of coccidioidomycosis, Arizona, USA*

Characteristics Univariable model
Multivariable model
OR (95% CI) p value aOR (95% CI) p value
Age, y 0.70 (0.50–0.98) 0.035 0.72 (0.51–1.03) 0.071
Non-White race
2.42 (1.16–5.04)

2.14 (0.51–1.03)
Muscle aches 0.45 (0.22–0.94) 0.034 0.38 (0.17–0.84) 0.017
2.29 (1.08–4.84)

2.20 (0.97–4.99)
Clinical feature
0.49 (0.25–0.94)

0.64 (0.31–1.31)
Laboratory tests
C-reactive protein, mg/L 0.66 (0.46–0.94) 0.023 0.72 (0.49–1.07) 0.100
Eosinophil count, × 103/µL 1.65 (1.17–2.34) 0.005 1.50 (1.02–2.19) 0.037
Total protein, g/dL 1.50 (1.08–2.08) 0.015 1.30 (0.91–1.87) 0.152

*Participants were recruited from among hospitalized patients, including 38 coccidioidomycosis-positive participants and 255 coccidioidomycosis-negative participants. Bold text indicates statistical significance. Bold text indicates statistical significance. aOR, adjusted odds ratio; OR, odds ratio.

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