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Table 4 Logistic regressions analysis of H/VH MED prescribing for 4003 patients

From: Quantifying prescribed high dose opioids in the community and risk of overdose

Predictors Total, N H/VH MEDs, n (% of N) Unadjusted model Adjusted model
ORs CI P aORs CI p
(Intercept)    0.24 0.23–0.26 < 0.001 15.72 9.47–26.09 < 0.001
Age    0.97 0.96–0.97 < 0.001 0.98 0.98–0.99 < 0.001
Female (ref) 2485 378 (15.21)   
Male 1518 407 (26.81) 2.04 1.74–2.39 < 0.001 1.48 1.23–1.78 < 0.001
Methadone (ref) 272 248 (91.18)   
Fentanyl 242 86 (35.54) 0.05 0.03–0.09 < 0.001 0.10 0.06–0.16 < 0.001
Morphine 2136 238 (11.14) 0.01 0.01–0.02 < 0.001 0.02 0.01–0.03 < 0.001
Oxycodone 1353 213 (15.74) 0.02 0.01–0.03 < 0.001 0.03 0.02–0.05 < 0.001
  1. ORs = Odds Ratios. aORs = Adjusted Odds Ratios; ref. = reference category; N = total number