Volume 6, Number 2—April 2000
Haemophilus influenzae Type B and Streptococcus pneumoniae as Causes of Pneumonia among Children in Beijing, China
|Pneumonia defined by:|
|Controls (N=214)||Radiologist’s reading (N=96)||Pediatrician’s reading (N=32)|
|No. pos. (%)||No. pos. (%)||O.R.||95% C.I.||Adj.* O.R.||95% C.I.||No. pos. (%)||O.R.||95% C.I.||Adj.* O.R.||95% C.I.|
|Hib||4 (1.9)||7 (7.3)||4.23||1.20 ,||4.12||1.01 ,||3 (9.4)||5.77||1.21 ,||9.62||1.73 ,|
|S.pneumoniae||83 (38.8)||42 (43.8)||1.22||0.75 ,||1.84||1.03 ,||16 (50.0)||1.52||0.72 ,||3.03||1.20 ,|
*Odds ratio adjusted for the following potential confounding factors: antecedent antibiotic use, recent day-care attendance, and other children in the household.
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