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Table 4 Crude and adjusted ORs for reduction 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
Pharm consult (Yes/No) 5.03 (4.04; 6.29) 0.001 4.54 (3.63; 5.69) 0.001
Diabetes mellitus (Yes/No) 1.49 (1.22; 1.81) 0.004 0.99 (0.79; 1.25) 0.612
Dyslipidemia (Yes/No) 1.36 (1.06; 1.74) 0.03 1.10 (0.82; 1.56) 0.314
Hypertension (Yes/No) 1.39 (1.06; 1.85) 0.014 1.17 (0.83; 1.65) 0.359
Age (per 1 additional year) 1   0.99 (0.98; 1.01) 0.888
Gender (Female/Male) 1   0.97 (0.80; 1.18) 0.948
SES-AGAS (per 1 additional number) 1   0.99 (0.99; 1.00) 0.679
Total № of medications (per 1 additional medication) 1   1.23 (1.19; 1.27) 0.001
  1. SES, Socioeconomic status
  2. *Adjusted for chronic diseases (DM, Hypertension, Dyslipidemia)