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Table 2 Bivariate analysis of participant survival

From: Comparing the mortality risks of nursing professionals with diabetes and general patients with diabetes: a nationwide matched cohort study

Variables Total Survival Death P-value
N % N % N %  
Total patients 18,601 100.00 17,812 95.76 789 4.24  
Nurses or general patients        <0.001
  General 16,910 90.91 16,158 95.55 752 4.45  
  Nurses 1691 9.09 1654 97.81 37 2.19  
Age         <0.001
  < 25 1194 6.42 1173 98.24 21 1.76  
  25–34 3214 17.28 3134 97.51 80 2.49  
  35–44 5568 29.93 5386 96.73 182 3.27  
  45–54 6059 32.57 5864 96.78 195 3.22  
  55–64 1894 10.18 1763 93.08 131 6.92  
  65 672 3.61 492 73.21 180 26.79  
Average age (Mean, Std) 44.14 11.86 43.73 11.49 53.27 15.83  
Monthly salary (NT$)        <0.001
  17,280 1829 9.83 1752 95.79 77 4.21  
  17,281 ~ 22,800 4312 23.18 4135 95.90 177 4.10  
  22,801 ~ 28,800 2011 10.81 1854 92.19 157 7.81  
  28,801 ~ 36,300 2015 10.83 1948 96.67 67 3.33  
  36,301 ~ 45,800 4128 22.19 3970 96.17 158 3.83  
  45,801 ~ 57,800 2540 13.66 2454 96.61 86 3.39  
  57,801 1766 9.49 1699 96.21 67 3.79  
Urbanization of residence area        0.135
  Level 1 6593 35.44 6334 96.07 259 3.93  
  Level 2 & 3 9149 49.19 8740 95.53 409 4.47  
  Level 4 & 5 2145 11.53 2062 96.13 83 3.87  
  Level 6 & 7 714 3.84 676 94.68 38 5.32  
Catastrophic illnesses        <0.001
  No 17,525 94.22 16,961 96.78 564 3.22  
  Yes 1076 5.78 851 79.09 225 20.91  
CCI        <0.001
  3 4097 22.03 4022 98.17 75 1.83  
  4 1926 10.35 1891 98.18 35 1.82  
  5 12,578 67.62 11,899 94.60 679 5.40  
Average CCI (Mean, Std) 6.54 3.59 6.42 3.52 9.28 4.16  
DCSI        <0.001
  1 13,650 73.38 13,269 97.21 381 2.79  
  2 2713 14.59 2564 94.51 149 5.49  
  3 2238 12.03 1979 88.43 259 11.57  
Average DCSI (Mean, Std) 1.02 1.31 0.98 1.26 1.92 1.91  
  1. Abbreviations: CCI Charlson Comorbidity Index, DCSI Diabetes Complications Severity Index, PS propensity score
  2. It’s 30 New Taiwan Dollar (NT$) per US dollar
  3. Urbanization level of residence area (overall 7 levels; Level 1 was the most urbanized)
  4. The p values less than 0.05 was considered statistically significant