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Table 7 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 −0.03 (0.02)1 0.092
Males 0.10 (0.04; 0.26) < 0.001 −2.71 (0.50)1 < 0.001
Age 1.07 (1.03; 1.11) < 0.001 1.02 (0.99; 1.04) 0.130
Education (≥10 years) 1.04 (0.60; 1.79) 0.888 1.68 (1.12; 2.52) 0.014
GMHR
 Good – ref. 1 1
 Fairly good 3.18 (1.63; 6.18) 0.001 1.72 (1.05; 2.82) 0.037
 Poor 1.95 (1.07; 3.55) 0.030 1.11 (0.66; 1.87) 0.703
 Very poor 2.00 (0.94; 4.24) 0.070 1.23 (0.63; 2.40) 0.542
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 2.16 (1.96; 2.38) < 0.001
Duration in NH (LN) 0.88 (0.74; 1.05) 0.165 0.87 (0.76; 0.99) 0.044
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   
CDR-SOB x Females    0.06 (0.04)1 0.174
  1. Unadjusted and adjusted analyses using generalized linear mixed model. GMHR included as explanatory variable
  2. CDR-SOB Clinical Dementia Rating - Sum of Boxes, GMHR General Medical Health Rating, PSMS Physical Self-Maintenance Scale, NPI Neuropsychiatric Inventory, NH Nursing Home, LN Natural Logarithm
  3. 1Regression coefficient (standard error) as the OR has no interpretation for interaction and variables included into interaction term