Date of Award

5-1-2004

Degree Type

Restricted Access Thesis

Degree Name

Master of Public Health

Field of Study

Social and Behavioral Sciences

Department

School of Public Health

First Advisor

Francisco Soto Mas

Second Advisor

Chiehwen Ed Hsu

Third Advisor

Antonio Rene

Abstract

Mendoza, Belinda A., Factors Associated with Multi-Drug Resistance among Patients with Streptoccus pneumoniae Ear Infections. Master of Public Health (Social and Behavioral Sciences), May 2004, 27 pp., 6 tables, 1 figure, references, 9 titles. Clinical trials play an important role in the development of new medical treatments. The purpose of this study is to describe patients participating in a clinical trial and at analyze the socio-demographic characteristics of patients with susceptible and multi-drug resistant Streptococcus pneumoniae ear infections. At the conclusion of this study, a socio-demographic description of clinical trial participants was obtained and the results were slightly younger than patients with susceptible S. pneumoniae ear infections and were more likely to attend day care.

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