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Table 4 Regression model for prediction of appropriate home medication management practice (n = 386)

From: Factors predicting home medication management practices among chronically ill older population of selected districts of Nepal

Variables Reference category β (SE) OR(95% CI) P-value
Duration of disease (P = 0.006*) < 1 years > 3 years 1.361 (0.478) 3.901 (1.528 to 9.959) 0.004*
1–2 years 0.882 (0.353) 2.415 (1.210 to 4.821) 0.012*
2–3 years 0.025 (0.373) 1.025 (0.493 to 2.131) 0.946
Smoking status Smokers Non-smokers −0.705 (0.342) 2.025 (1.036 to 3.956) 0.039*
Constant   −1.474(0.310)   < 0.001
  1. Model χ2 = 0.005, −2Log likelihood = 362.277, Cox & Snell R2 = 0.059, Nagelkerke R2 = 0.093, p = 0.708 (Hosmer and Lemeshow test)