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Table 4 Prescription of antibiotics and of anxiolytics/hypnotics (at least one prescription in 2008) according to country, patient age, sex, and nasal preparation and antidepressant prescriptions, after adjusting for asthma control and severity criteria (multivariate logistic models)

From: Prescription of antibiotics and anxiolytics/hypnotics to asthmatic patients in general practice: a cross-sectional study based on French and Italian prescribing data

  Model 1 Prescription of at least one antibiotic in 2008 (n = 6965) Model 2 Prescription of at least one anxiolytic/hypnotic in 2008 (n = 6965)
Factors   
France (vs. Italy) 0.76 (0.66- 0.87) 5.00 (3.45-5.26)
Age [18–29] (vs. [13–17]) 0.98 (0.83-1.16) 1.92 (1.33-2.76)
Age [30–40] (vs. [13–17]) 1.10 (0.93-1.30) 3.31 (2.33-4.72)
Female (vs. Male) 1.48 (1.34-1.65) 1.81 (1.53-2.14)
Nasal preparations* 1.99 (1.75-2.27) 0.98 (0.81-1.19)
Antidepressants* 1.22 (1.00-1.49) 9.56 (7.69-11.89)
  1. Data are presented as adjusted odds ratios, with their 95% confidence interval.
  2. *At least one prescription in 2008.