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Table 1 Odds of SSTI or S. aureus colonization given locations visited in the 3 months prior to household MRSA study enrollment

From: Spatial relationships among public places frequented by families plagued by methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus

Location and frequency SSTI incidence S. aureus colonization
Participants with SSTI
N = 216 (%)
Participants without SSTI
N = 455 (%)
OR (95% CI) aORa (95% CI) Participants with S. aureus colonization
N = 275 (%)
Participants without S. aureus colonization
N = 396 (%)
OR (95% CI) aORb (95% CI)
Hair salon    0.78 (0.53, 1.14) 0.98 (0.64, 1.50)    1.05 (0.74, 1.50) 1.04 (0.72, 1.50)
 ≥ 1×/month 47 (22) 120 (26)    70 (25) 97 (24)   
 < 1×/month 169 (78) 335 (74)    205 (75) 299 (76)   
Day spa    0.84 (0.16, 4.37) 1.81 (0.32, 10.2)    0.24 (0.28, 1.98) 0.27 (0.03, 2.28)
 ≥ 1×/month 2 (1) 5 (1)    1 (0.4) 6 (2)   
 < 1×/month 214 (99) 450 (99)    274 (99.6) 390 (98)   
Nail salon    0.48 (0.24, 0.94) 0.86 (0.40, 1.81)    1.23 (0.71, 2.12) 1.47 (0.82, 2.64)
 ≥ 1×/month 11 (5) 46 (10)    26 (9) 31 (8)   
 < 1×/month 205 (95) 409 (90)    249 (91) 365 (92)   
Tanning bed    0.90 (0.23, 3.52) 1.42 (0.34, 5.9)    1.45 (0.42, 5.05) 1.67 (0.47, 5.90)
 ≥ 1×/month 3 (1) 7 (2)    5 (2) 5 (1)   
 < 1×/month 213 (99) 448 (98)    270 (98) 391 (99)   
Fitness center    0.96 (0.63, 1.46) 1.40 (0.88, 2.23)    0.76 (0.50, 1.14) 0.78 (0.52, 1.18)
 ≥ 1×/month 38 (18) 83 (18)    43 (15) 78 (20)   
 < 1×/month 178 (82) 372 (82)    232 (85) 318 (80)   
Locker room    1.01 (0.65, 1.57) 1.25 (0.78, 2.00)    0.99 (0.65, 1.50) 1.01 (0.66, 1.54)
 ≥ 1×/month 35 (16) 73 (16)    44 (16) 64 (16)   
 < 1×/month 181 (84) 382 (84)    231 (84) 332 (84)   
Public shower    0.96 (0.44, 2.05) 1.67 (0.71, 3.90)    0.99 (0.48, 2.02) 1.07 (0.51, 2.22)
 ≥ 1×/month 10 (4) 22 (5)    13 (5) 19 (5)   
 < 1×/month 206 (96) 433 (95)    262 (95) 377 (95)   
Public pool    1.23 (0.82, 1.83) 1.07 (0.70, 1.66)    1.01 (0.69, 1.49) 1.01 (0.68, 1.50)
 ≥ 1×/month 47 (22) 84 (18)    54 (20) 77 (19)   
 < 1×/month 169 (78) 371 (82)    221 (80) 319 (81)   
Public Jacuzzi    0.94 (0.29, 3.07) 1.85 (0.51, 6.76)    1.24 (0.41, 3.73) 1.35 (0.45, 4.11)
 ≥ 1×/month 4 (2) 9 (2)    6 (2) 7 (2)   
 < 1×/month 212 (98) 446 (98)    269 (98) 389 (98)   
  1. Binary logistic regression performed using SPSS version 25 for Windows (IBM SPSS, Chicago, IL)
  2. SSTI skin and soft tissue infection, OR odds ratio, aOR adjusted odds ratio
  3. aSSTI incidence adjusted for age, gender, race, ethnicity, and S. aureus colonization status
  4. bS. aureus colonization adjusted for age, gender, race, and ethnicity