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Table 3 Crude and adjusted ORs for addition of at least one medication in treatment regimen

From: The efficacy of single pharmacist medication review among type II diabetic patients who take six chronic medications or more: a case–control study

Variable Crude OR (95% CI) p-value Adjusted OR* (95% CI) p-value
Pharmacist consult (Yes/No) 5.51 (4.48; 6.67)  < 0.001 8.34 (6.7; 10.4)  < 0.001
Diabetes mellitus (Yes/No) 0.81 (0.60; 1.01) 0.053 1.0 (0.8; 1.3) 0.450
Dyslipidemia (Yes/No) 0.80 (0.59; 1.01) 0.074 0.7 (0.5; 1.0) 0.084
Hypertension (Yes/No) 0.62 (0.43; 0.81)  < 0.001 0.84 (0.6; 1.1) 0.414
Age (per 1 additional year) 1   0.94 (0. 9; 1.0) 0.794
Gender (Female/Male) 1   1.01 (0.1; 1.0) 0.890
SES (per 1 additional point) 1   0.95 (0.9; 1.0) 0.770
Total № of medications (per 1 additional medication) 1   0.82 (0.8; 0.8)  < 0.001
  1. SES, Socioeconomic status
  2. *Adjusted for chronic diseases (DM, Hypertension, Dyslipidemia)