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Table. 4.

Table. 4.

Factors Associated with Prescription of Bone-Forming Agents, 2018

Crude Odds Ratio (95% CI) Adjusted Odds Ratio (95% CI)
Age group
50-64 (reference) 1.00 1.00
65-74 1.80(1.26-2.59) 1.54(1.07-2.22)
≥75 3.24(2.31-4.54) 1.66(1.16-2.38)
Patients with fractures
No fracture (reference) 1.00 1.00
Fractures 12.05(9.49-15.3) 6.23(4.76-8.14)
Type of hospitals
Tertiary hospitals 3.75(2.39-5.88) 3.53(2.22-5.62)
General hospitals 5.86(4.22-8.13) 3.00(2.12-4.26)
Hospitals 6.99(5.11-9.55) 3.60(2.58-5.02)
Clinics (reference) 1.00 1.00
Health left 0.60(0.08-4.36) 0.98(0.13-7.4)
Department
Orthopedic surgery 3.34(1.23-9.03) 2.67(0.98-7.26)
Internal medicine 1.28(0.46-3.59) 1.42(0.5-3.97)
Obstetrics and gynecology 0.73(0.16-3.24) 1.00(0.22-4.51)
Neurosurgery 12.24(4.49-33.37) 3.30(1.19-9.11)
Family medicine (reference) 1.00 1.00
Others 1.28(0.42-3.93) 1.16(0.37-3.6)
Comorbidity
Dementia 2.55(1.88-3.44) 1.24(0.89-1.74)
CCI
0 (reference) 1.00 1.00
1-2 1.31(1.02-1.69) 1.04(0.8-1.36)
≥3 1.97(1.42-2.74) 1.49(1.05-2.11)

* Adjusted by all variables included in the table

Abbreviation: CI, Confidential Interval; CCI, Charlson Comorbidity Index

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