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Table 3 The incidence of recovery to oral feeding and prescribed medications or ACBs

From: The associations of the number of medications and the use of anticholinergics with recovery from tubal feeding: a longitudinal hospital-based study

  Incidence of recovery to oral feeding
Cox regression analysis Bootstrap analysis
Adjusted HR (95% CI) P value 95% CI P value
Model 1:
 No adding prescribed medication 1    
 Adding prescribed medication (s) 0.65 (0.31–1.39) a 0.269 0.23–1.65 0.333
Model 2:
 No adding 3 or more prescribed medication 1    
 Adding 3 or more prescribed medications 0.08 (0.01–0.59) a 0.014 0.03–0.42 0.024
Model 3:
 No increase in ACBs 1    
 Increase in ACBs 0.36 (0.14–0.93) b 0.035 0.07–1.14 0.083
  1. HR, hazard ratio, CI Confidence interval, ACBs Anticholinergic cognitive burden scale, HDS-R Hasegawa dementia rating scale-revised
  2. a Adjusted for age, sex, gastrostomy tube, cerebrovascular disease, wasting syndrome, Parkinson’s disease, HDS-R and the number of prescribed medications at the baseline
  3. b Adjusted for age, sex, gastrostomy tube, cerebrovascular disease, wasting syndrome, Parkinson’s disease, HDS-R, the number of prescribed medications at the baseline and the ACBs at the baseline