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Table 2 Incident Rate Ratio (IRR) of the incidence of hospitalisations, respiratory exacerbations and prescribed antimicrobials between cohorts

From: Co-colonisation with Aspergillus fumigatus and Pseudomonas aeruginosa is associated with poorer health in cystic fibrosis patients: an Irish registry analysis

  Hospitalisations Respiratory Exacerbations Antimicrobials
Comparison IRR (95% CI) p value IRR (95% CI) p value IRR (95% CI) p-value
PA vs Clear 1.00 (0.44, 2.30) 1 0.76 (0.37, 1.55) 1 1.19 (0.93, 1.51) 0.259
PAp vs Clear 1.89 (1.11, 3.22) 0.004 1.91 (1.19, 3.05) <0.001 1.55 (1.29, 1.86) <0.001
AF vs Clear 1.16 (0.54, 2.48) 1 0.95 (0.45, 1.98) 1 1.63 (1.19, 2.21) <0.001
AFp vs Clear 1.97 (0.75, 5.20) 0.271 1.59 (0.74, 3.44) 0.494 1.9 (1.38, 2.62) <0.001
AF + PA vs Clear 2.65 (1.01, 6.97) 0.023 2.12 (0.95, 4.72) 0.042 1.48 (1.04, 2.11) 0.009
PA vs PAp 0.53 (0.23, 1.23) 0.189 0.4 (0.19, 0.81) 0.001 0.77 (0.60, 0.98) 0.014
AF vs Afp 0.59 (0.21, 1.67) 0.872 0.59 (0.24, 1.47) 0.775 0.86 (0.56, 1.30) 1
AF + PA vs PA 0.38 (0.12, 1.21) 0.099 0.36 (0.13, 0.95) 0.015 0.8 (0.54, 1.19) 0.668
AF + PA vs PAp 1.40 (0.53, 3.73) 1 1.11 (0.51, 2.43) 1 0.96 (0.66, 1.38) 1
AF + PA vs AF 0.45 (0.15, 1.33) 0.209 0.47 (0.17, 1.31) 0.205 1.09 (0.69, 1.74) 1
AF + PA vs AFp 1.30 (0.38, 4.44) 1 0.79 (0.28, 2.21) 1 0.78 (0.49, 1.25) 0.8
  1. Italicized bold text highlights significance of <0.05.