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Table 2 Multivariate analysis of factors associated with PDI-drug consumption in drivers

From: Use of potentially driver-impairing drugs among older drivers

  OR 95% CI p-value
ADL Score 0.34 0.17–0.68 0.002
Atrial fibrillation 0.48 0.32–0.71 <  0.001
Type 2 diabetes 0.54 0.37–0.79 0.001
Age 0.97 0.95–1.00 0.066
Female 1.15 0.82–1.62 0.418
Chronic pain 2.30 1.54–3.46 <  0.001
History of depressive disorder 4.28 3.00–6.14 <  0.001
Polypharmacy 4.32 2.97–6.41 <  0.001
  1. The model was adjusted for age, sex, history of depressive disorder, polypharmacy, ADL score, and the 3 diseases relating to the sub-cohorts (type 2 diabetes, atrial fibrillation and chronic pain)
  2. Abbreviations. PDI Potentially Driver-Impairing, OR Odds Ratio, 95% CI 95% Confidence Interval, ADL score Activities of Daily Living score (maximum score 6 indicating no disability in activities of daily living)