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Table 8 Factors associated with endocrine, nutritional and metabolic 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 0.98 (0.93; 1.02) 0.302 1.07 (1.00; 1.14) 0.049
Males 0.75 (0.42; 1.32) 0.313 0.71 (0.40; 1.26) 0.241
Age 0.99 (0.96; 1.02) 0.588 0.96 (0.92; 0.99) 0.009
Education (≥10 years) 0.54 (0.29; 1.02) 0.056 0.62 (0.33; 1.18) 0.152
PSMS score 0.99 (0.95; 1.04) 0.770 0.94 (0.89; 1.00) 0.053
NPI Agitation subsyndrome 1.02 (0.99; 1.05) 0.334 1.04 (1.00; 1.07) 0.035
NPI Psychosis subsyndrome 0.99 (0.95; 1.04) 0.773   
NPI Affective subsyndrome 1.01 (0.96; 1.06) 0.663   
NPI Apathy 0.99 (0.92; 1.06) 0.663   
Number of physical diagnoses 3.69 (2.82; 4.82) < 0.001 3.90 (2.95; 5.15) < 0.001
Duration in NH (LN) 1.07 (0.88; 1.30) 0.509   
Type of NH unit
 Regular – ref. 1   
 Special care 0.94 (0.53; 1.67) 0.828   
 Rehabilitation 2.43 (0.55; 10.77) 0.237   
 Other 2.00 (0.73; 5.5) 0.176   
  1. Unadjusted and adjusted analyses using generalized linear mixed model
  2. CDR-SOB Clinical Dementia Rating - Sum of Boxes, PSMS: Physical Self-Maintenance Scale, NPI Neuropsychiatric Inventory, NH Nursing Home, LN Natural Logarithm