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Table 4 Factors that affect the mortality of nursing professionals with diabetes

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

Variables Unadj. HR P-value Adj. HR 95 % CI P-value
Age
  < 35 (reference)       
35–44 2.28 0.313 1.79 0.35 9.18 0.487
45–54 3.60 0.098 2.76 0.58 13.13 0.202
55–64 6.93 0.018 3.31 0.63 17.36 0.157
65 48.29 <0.001 23.54 5.02 110.33 <0.001
Monthly salary (NT$)
  17,280 (reference)       
17,281 ~ 22,800 0.50 0.219 0.98 0.30 3.17 0.967
22,801 ~ 28,800 1.10 0.856 1.37 0.45 4.21 0.579
28,801 ~ 36,300 0.52 0.308 1.01 0.26 3.98 0.989
36,301 ~ 45,800 0.31 0.050 0.75 0.21 2.73 0.667
45,801 ~ 57,800 0.43 0.194 0.58 0.15 2.19 0.422
57,801 0.35 0.202 0.45 0.09 2.39 0.351
Urbanization of residence area
  Level 1 (reference)       
Other Level 0.79 0.476 1.14 0.56 2.33 0.724
Catastrophic illnesses
  No (reference)       
Yes 5.82 <0.001 6.90 2.92 16.29 <0.001
CCI
  < 5 (reference)       
5 4.61 0.011 1.29 0.37 4.55 0.688
DCSI
  1 (reference)       
2 2.70 0.021 2.20 0.91 5.27 0.078
3 4.79 <0.001 2.72 1.20 6.16 0.017
  1. Abbreviations: CCI Charlson Comorbidity Index, DCSI Diabetes Complications Severity Index, PS propensity score
  2. It’s 30 New Taiwan Dollar (NT$) 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