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Table 2 Interruptions in ADL (activities of daily living) of hypertension and COPD patients in rural and urban sites: prevalence (%) and odds ratio (OR) with 95% confidence interval (CI) by demographic and socioeconomic variables

From: Consequences of hypertension and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, healthcare-seeking behaviors of patients, and responses of the health system: a population-based cross-sectional study in Bangladesh

Type of disease and demographic and socioeconomic variables Dhaka (urban) Matlab (rural)
ADL interrupted OR1(95% CI) ADL interrupted OR1(95% CI)
Any patient 11.2 Not applicable 8.9 Not applicable
 COPD 15.2 1.35 (0.69-2.66) 9.6 1.94 (0.78-4.82)
 Hypertension (reference) 8.1 1.00 5.0 1.00
 Comorbidity 11.3 1.10 (0.40-3.02) 13.5 3.04* (1.07-8.65)
No. of patients (N) 483   506  
  1. 1The dependent variable was coded as 1 if ADL was interrupted, and coded 0 otherwise; and the odds ratios were adjusted for age, sex, education and asset score of the patients. *p < 0.05.