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Table 5 Results of multivariate logistic regression analysis

From: Patterns and predictors of statin prescription in patients with type 2 diabetes

Covariate Odds ratio 95% Confidence interval P-value
Atherosclerotic disease 7.27 5.75 to 9.20 <0.0001
Hypertension 1.87 1.70 to 2.07 <0.0001
Smoking    0.08
   Former smokera 1.16 1.03 to 1.31 0.014
   Current smokera 1.03 0.93 to 1.31 0.58
Albuminuria (albumin ≥20 mg/dl) 1.06 1.003 to 1.16 0.037
Baseline LDL cholesterolb 1.11 1.06 to 1.16 <0.0001
Age at first diagnosis of diabetesc 0.93 0.90 to 0.96 <0.0001
Aged 0.86 0.82 to 0.90 <0.0001
Body mass indexe 0.93 0.89 to 0.97 <0.0001
  1. aIn comparison to never smokers
  2. bOdds ratio for an increase of 10 mg/dl. For details for modelling baseline LDL levels see text
  3. cOdds ratio for an increase or a decrease of 10 years from the nadir, 56 years
  4. dOdds ratio for an increase or a decrease of 10 years from the nadir, 66 years
  5. eOdds ratio for an increase or a decrease of 5 kg/m2 years from the nadir, 31.6 kg/m2