TABLE 3

Associations between OM diagnosis and factors obtained by PCA as well as individual taxa within factors

FactorOR (95% CI)b
PCA factorComponent
Factor A0.54 (0.30, 0.96)
Corynebacterium0.90 (0.81, 0.99)
Dolosigranulum0.91 (0.80, 1.04)
Streptococcusa1.02 (1.00, 1.05)
Factor B0.44 (0.21, 0.91)
Staphylococcus0.86 (0.71, 1.06)
Lactococcus0.92 (0.78, 1.09)
 Unclassified Proteobacteria0.93 (0.83, 1.05)
Propionibacterium0.97 (0.87, 1.07)
Factor C1.73 (1.10, 2.73)
 Unclassified Pasteurellaceae1.08 (1.01, 1.15)
Haemophilus1.04 (1.00, 1.08)
Moraxellaa0.99 (0.96, 1.06)
Factor D2.24 (1.26, 3.97)
Veillonella1.37 (1.07, 1.76)
Rothia1.35 (1.03, 1.77)
Actinomyces1.34 (1.07, 1.68)
Neisseria1.13 (0.99, 1.29)
  • a  The OTU was negatively correlated with the factor; factor loadings were otherwise positive.

  • b OR and 95% CI values were obtained by separate logistic regression analyses of each factor and each taxa within each factor.