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Table 4 Risk factors for chronic conditions in multivariate modelling using logistic regression

From: Identifying patients with chronic conditions using pharmacy data in Switzerland: an updated mapping approach to the classification of medications

  Chronic condition Cardiovascular diseases
Variable OR* 95%-CI OR* 95%-CI
Gender     
 Women 1.39 1.38-1.41 0.89 0.88-0.90
Age groups     
 18-29 1.00   1.00  
 30-39 1.50 1.48-1.53 2.16 2.07-2.24
 40-49 1.65 1.62-1.67 4.20 4.05-4.36
 50-59 2.27 2.23-2.31 8.85 8.55-9.16
 60-69 3.95 3.89-4.02 17.20 16.62-17.79
 70-79 7.79 7.62-7.97 34.44 33.24-35.68
 >79 8.73 8.50-8.97 60.80 58.61-63.07
Language area     
 German 1.00   1.00  
 French 1.25 1.23-1.26 0.87 0.85-0.88
 Italian 1.11 1.09-1.14 0.84 0.82-0.86
 Rhaeto-Romanic 0.82 0.74-0.90 0.77 0.67-0.88
Insurance plan     
Managed care 1.001 0.99-1.01 0.92 0.91-0.93
 Deductible class (> 500 Swiss francs/year) 0.25 0.25-0.25 0.36 0.35-0.36
 Accident coverage 1.06 1.05-1.07 1.15 1.13-1.16
Cardiovascular risk factors     
 Diabetes    4.23 4.11-4.34
 Hyperlipidemia    6.79 6.67-6.92
Nagelkerke R2 0.28   0.52
  1. *Odds ratio.
  2. †95% confidence interval.