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Table 5 Cross-sectional analysis Logistic Regression (unadjusted and adjusted) for risk factors for prescribing cascades

From: An examination of three prescribing cascades in a cohort of older adults with dementia

  Covariates Unadjusted Odds Ratio (95% CI) Adjusted Odds Ratio (95% CI)
Bladder anticholinergics following cholinesterase inhibitors Age at diagnosis (years) 0.94 (0.91–0.97) 0.93 (0.90–0.97)
Rurality (Urban) 0.88 (0.51–1.5) 0.92 (0.53–1.58)
Sex (Male) 0.54 (0.30–0.99) 0.46 (0.25–0.85)
Diuretic following CCB Age at diagnosis (years) 1.01 (1.00–1.02) 1.01 (0.99–1.03)
Rurality (Urban) 1.17 (0.91–1.5) 1.14 (0.88–1.48)
Sex (Male) 0.67 (0.51–0.88) 0.0033 (0.00090–0.012)