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Table 4 Risk of hip fracture during use of FRIDs in combined multimorbidity level groups adjusted for age and gender

From: Is use of fall risk-increasing drugs in an elderly population associated with an increased risk of hip fracture, after adjustment for multimorbidity level: a cohort study

Drugs/group of drugs RUBs 0-2 RUBs 3-5
Cardiovascular drugs Odds ratio (95% CI) Odds ratio (95% CI)
  Vasodilators used in cardiac diseases 0.96 (0.60-1.52) 0.94 (0.78-1.14)
  Antihypertensive agents ** 1.51 (0.55-4.12)
  Diuretics 0.98 (0.73-1.33) 1.02 (0.86-1.20)
  Beta-blocking agents 0.89 (0.65-1.22) 0.98 (0.84-1.16)
  Calcium channel blockers 0.90 (0.60-1.34) 0.84 (0.68-1.03)
  Renin-angiotensin system inhibitors 0.75 (0.51-1.11) 1.02 (0.86-1.21)
Psychotropic drugs   
  Opioids 1.45 (0.99-2.11) 1.71* (1.44-2.03)
  Dopaminergic agents 1.51 (0.47-4.81) 1.91* (1.31-2.79)
  Antipsychotics excluding lithium 1.86* (1.07-3.22) 1.22 (0.87-1.72)
  Anxiolytics 1.37 (0.95-1.98) 1.35* (1.12-1.63)
  Hypnotics and sedatives 1.37 (0.99-1.90) 1.36* (1.15-1.61)
  Antidepressants 1.66* (1.16-2.37) 1.75* (1.47-2.09)
  1. *p-value <0.05.
  2. **Too few observations.