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Table 2 Age- and sex-adjusted logistic regression analyses on prevalent disability (Health Assessment Questionnaire-Disability ≥ 0.5)

From: New potential determinants of disability in aged persons with myocardial infarction: results from the KORINNA-study

Variable Odds ratioa 95% confidence interval Wald p-valuea
Demography    
Male sex 0.51 [0.31-0.83] 0.006
Married 0.75 [0.43-1.30] 0.300
School education    
≥12 years ref. ref. ref.
10 years 0.99 [0.36-2.77] 0.991
9 years 1.14 [0.49-2.66] 0.771
Clincial parameters    
Heart failure 4.37 [2.50-7.64] <0.001
Blood pressure > 130/80 mmHg 0.89 [0.50-1.59] 0.694
Cardiac arrest 2.18 [1.11-4.28] 0.024
Re-infarction 0.96 [0.56-1.65] 0.876
ST-segment elevation 0.60 [0.37-0.97] 0.037
Pathological lung sounds 2.87 [1.49-5.52] 0.002
Interventions    
Pacemaker 4.52 [2.21-9.25] <0.001
Coronary artery bypass graft 5.77 [2.69-12.38] <0.001
PTCAb with stent 0.24 [0.14-0.41] <0.001
Co-morbidities    
Cognitive impairmentc 0.51 [0.27-0.99] 0.045
Recent vision decline 1.12 [0.66-1.89] 0.669
Hearing loss both ears 2.53 [1.35-4.72] 0.004
Oedema of lower limb 4.11 [1.82-9.28] 0.001
Diabetes mellitus 3.23 [1.91-5.47] <0.001
Angina pectoris 1.60 [0.95-2.68] 0.075
Circulatory disturbances in legs 2.14 [1.13-4.06] 0.020
Stroke 2.39 [0.97-5.90] 0.059
Osteoporosis 2.08 [0.83-5.25] 0.120
Depressive symptomsd 0.17 [0.04-0.78] 0.023
Lifestyle, personal and environmental factors  
Social support average or abovee 1.82 [0.87-3.78] 0.110
Nutrition deficientf 0.30 [0.15-0.57] 0.001
Smoker or ex-smoker 0.94 [0.57-1.55] 0.796
Never smoker ref. ref. ref.
Obesityg 1.38 [0.80-2.36] 0.245
  1. aOdds ratios, p-values and confidence limits displayed in Table 2 are products of age- and sex-adjusted, unstratified logistic regression models of the effect of the factors on prevalent disability. The factor sex is adjusted for age only.
  2. bPercutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty.
  3. cMini Mental State Exam <24.
  4. dGeriatric Depression Scale ≤10.
  5. eF-SozU <3.29.
  6. fSeniors in the Community: risk evaluation for eating and nutrition, Version II <43.
  7. gBody Mass Index ≥ 30 kg/m2.