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Table 4 Predictors of the number of drugs used

From: Predictors of polypharmacy among elderly Thais with depressive and anxiety disorders: findings from the DAS study

Variables Adjusted 95% Confidence Interval Adjusted p value
Odds ratio Lower Bound Upper Bound
Age 0.992 0.973 1.012 0.432
Gender 0.932 0.701 1.241 0.631
Education 1.170 0.941 1.454 0.157
Income 0.938 0.779 1.13 0.501
Health care privilege 1.028 0.936 1.129 0.558
Hypertension 1.985 1.420 2.775 <  0.001
Diabetes mellitus 1.864 1.122 3.098 0.016
Dyslipidemia 0.511 0.325 0.803 0.004
Depressive disorder 1.470 1.080 2.001 0.014
Anxiety disorder 4.402 2.630 7.367 <  0.001
Neuroticism 1.127 0.344 1.393 0.410
Number of diseases 2.140 1.874 2.445 < 0.001