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Table 2 Predictors of having a claim for hypertension, Monte Carlo logistic model, nā€‰=ā€‰19,150

From: Further validation that claims data are a useful tool for epidemiologic research on hypertension

Parameter Level Odds ratio
Estimate L95% U95%
Blood pressure Normal 1.00 Reference
Borderline 1.92 1.63 2.26
Stage 1 3.69 3.12 4.38
Stage 2 7.70 6.36 9.35
Employee Type Salaried 0.74 0.74 0.75
Hourly 1.00 Reference
Age per year 1.08 1.08 1.08
Race Non-white 1.38 1.36 1.39
White 1.00 Reference
Sex Female 0.85 0.84 0.86
Male 1.00 Reference