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Table 3 Comparison of DM risk among physician specialties by unconditional logistic regression

From: Risk of diabetes mellitus in physicians: a nationwide study in Taiwan

  Number (%) OR (95% CI) AOR (95% CI)a
Specialty
 Internal medicine 212 (3.8) 0.80 (0.68–0.93) 0.92 (0.78–1.09)
 Surgery 168 (5.9) 1.25 (1.05–1.49) 1.26 (1.05–1.52)
 Ob/Gyn 91 (5.2) 1.09 (0.87–1.37) 0.95 (0.75–1.20)
 Pediatrics 90 (3.5) 0.73 (0.59–0.92) 0.98 (0.77–1.24)
 Emergency medicine 26 (4.8) 1.01 (0.67–1.51) 2.21 (1.44–3.40)
 Family medicine 132 (6.4) 1.36 (1.12–1.65) 1.20 (0.97–1.48)
 Other specialties 620 (4.7) 1 (reference) 1 (reference)
Age subgroup
  < 35 50 (1.3) 1 (reference) 1 (reference)
 35–49 426 (3.0) 2.42 (1.80–3.25) 1.73 (1.28–2.35)
 50–64 660 (7.8) 6.63 (4.96–8.86) 3.40 (2.50–4.62)
  ≥ 65 203 (12.1) 10.82 (7.90–14.83) 4.43 (3.14–6.24)
Sex
 Male 1251 (5.2) 2.53 (2.03–3.15) 1.32 (1.04–1.68)
 Female 88 (2.1) 1 (reference) 1 (reference)
  1. DM diabetes mellitus, AOR adjusted odds ratio, CI confidence interval, HTN hypertension
  2. aAdjusted by age, sex, hypertension, hyperlipidemia, hyperuricemia, coronary artery disease, congestive heart failure, hyperthyroidism, hypothyroidism, and polycystic ovary syndrome