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Table 3 Predictors of drug related problems in type 2 diabetes patients with hypertension

From: Determinants of drug-related problems among ambulatory type 2 diabetes patients with hypertension comorbidity in Southwest Ethiopia: a prospective cross sectional study

Variable category DRP COR (95% CI) AOR (95% CI)
Yes No
Age in years
 21–40 13 14 1 1
 41–60 140 21 7.2 (2.97–17.4) 6.54 (2.58–16.61)*
 > 60 93 19 5.27 (2.14–13.00) 5.1 (1.95–13.3)*
Duration of DM in years
 ≤ 5 170 31 1 1
 6–10 49 12 0.75 (0.36–1.56) 0.87 (0.36–2.1)
 ≥ 11 27 11 0.45 (0.20–0.9) 0.59 (0.2–1.8)
Duration of HTN in years
 ≤ 5 180 32 1 1
 6–10 44 13 0.60 (0.3–1.2) 0.7 (0.28–1.65)
 ≥ 11 22 9 0.44 (0.18–1.03) 0.60 (0.19–1.1)
Comorbid disease
 Yes 65 5 3.52 (1.34–9.22) 3.01 (1.11–8.16)*
 No 182 48   1
  1. * Statistically Significant
  2. DM diabetes mellitus, HTN hypertension, COR crude odds ratio, AOR adjusted odds ratio