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Table 2 Hazard ratios for the association between maintaining or improving the ability to walk over time and hospitalization for urinary tract infection, by disease.1

From: Mobility and other predictors of hospitalization for urinary tract infection: a retrospective cohort study

Analyses Restricted to Residents with: Number Percent that maintained or improved walking ability Hazard Ratio 95% Confidence Interval
Depression 65,951 29.0% 0.50 0.41, 0.61
Dementia 85,500 27.7% 0.46 0.39, 0.54
Hip fracture 25,840 31.3% 0.24 0.16, 0.36
Osteoporosis 38,538 30.1% 0.42 0.32, 0.55
Arthritis 63,129 30.0% 0.45 0.37, 0.56
Parkinson's disease 13,828 24.0% 0.48 0.32, 0.72
Stroke, transient ischemic attack, or hemiplegia 54,904 22.8% 0.49 0.40, 0.61
Congestive heart failure 54,837 27.0% 0.55 0.45, 0.68
Peripheral vascular disease 22,384 25.0% 0.48 0.33, 0.68
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease 44,694 29.9% 0.51 0.39, 0.67
Diabetes mellitus 64,871 27.5% 0.47 0.39, 0.56
Cancer 24,764 27.6% 0.61 0.44, 0.85
All residents, regardless of disease 239,399 29.4% 0.47 0.42, 0.52
  1. 1. Only patients with assessments of walking ability during two time periods were included. Patients with paraplegia, quadriplegia, or comatose condition were excluded.
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