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Table 3 Stratified analyses: relative mortality risks in nursing patients with diabetes and general patients with diabetes

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

Variables General patients Nurse Adj. HRa
(Nurse: GP)
95 % CI P-value
Total (N) Death (N) Death (%) Total (N) Death (N) Death (%)     
Total 16,910 752 4.45 1691 37 2.19 0.53 0.38 0.74 <0.001
Age
  < 35 4016 99 2.47 392 2 0.51 0.23 0.06 0.91 0.037
  35–44 5069 176 3.47 499 6 1.20 0.35 0.16 0.80 0.012
  45–54 5494 185 3.37 565 10 1.77 0.57 0.30 1.08 0.085
  55–64 1717 125 7.28 177 6 3.39 0.51 0.22 1.15 0.106
  65 614 167 27.20 58 13 22.41 0.91 0.51 1.60 0.735
CCI
  < 6 7370 154 2.09 700 4 0.57 0.29 0.11 0.78 0.014
  6 9540 598 6.27 991 33 3.33 0.59 0.41 0.83 0.003
DCSI
  1 12,358 364 2.95 1292 17 1.32 0.40 0.25 0.65 <0.001
  2 2491 141 5.66 222 8 3.60 0.70 0.34 1.44 0.334
  3 2061 247 11.98 177 12 6.78 0.72 0.40 1.29 0.267
  1. aThe Cox proportional hazards models have controlled for age, monthly salary, urbanization of residence, other catastrophic illnesses, CCI and DCSI