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Table 6 Factors associated with musculoskeletal diagnoses

From: Physical diagnoses in nursing home residents - is dementia or severity of dementia of importance?

Variables Unadjusted Adjusted
OR (95% CI) p-value OR (95% CI) p-value
CDR-SOB 0.94 (0.90; 0.97) 0.002 0.97 (0.93; 1.02) 0.220
Males 0.10 (0.04; 0.26) < 0.001 0.08 (0.02; 0.27) < 0.001
Age 1.07 (1.03; 1.11) < 0.001 1.05 (1.01; 1.08) 0.012
Education (≥10 years) 1.04 (0.60; 1.79) 0.888 1.69 (0.99; 2.90) 0.061
PSMS score 0.97 (0.93; 0.99) 0.039   
NPI Agitation subsyndrome 0.97 (0.94; 0.99) 0.006   
NPI Psychosis subsyndrome 0.96 (0.93; 0.99) 0.044   
NPI Affective subsyndrome 1.01 (0.97; 1.05) 0.594   
NPI Apathy 0.93 (0.88; 0.99) 0.018   
Number of physical diagnoses 2.86 (2.15; 3.81) < 0.001 2.63 (1.66; 4.17) < 0.001
Duration in NH (LN) 0.88 (0.74; 1.05) 0.165 0.86 (0.71; 1.04) 0.121
Type of NH unit
 Regular – ref. 1   
 Special care 0.67 (0.44; 1.02) 0.064   
 Rehabilitation 1.71 (0.62; 4.73) 0.298   
 Other 1.34 (0.67; 2.70) 0.403   
  1. Unadjusted and adjusted analyses using generalized linear mixed model. No significant interactions found in the adjusted model
  2. CDR-SOB Clinical Dementia Rating - Sum of Boxes, PSMS Physical Self-Maintenance Scale, NPI Neuropsychiatric Inventory, NH Nursing Home, LN Natural Logarithm