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Table 1 Independent predictors for diabetes complications among diabetes mellitus using forward binary logistic regression at Gurage zone hospitals, southwest, Ethiopia (n = 338)

From: Magnitude and associated factors of diabetic complication among diabetic patients attending Gurage zone hospitals, South West Ethiopia

VariablesDM complicationCOR (95%) CIAOR (95%) CIp-value
NoYes
Marital status
 Married81 (60.9%)150 (73.2%)1:001:001:00
 Single33 (17.3%)19 (9.3%)0.45 (0.29, 0.87)0.93 (0.43, 2.02)0.931
 Divorced13 (9.8%)21 (10.2%)0.87 (0.42, 1.83)0.523 (0.23, 1.18)0.120
 Widowed16 (12.0%)15 (7.3%)0.51 (0.24, 1.17)0.252 (0.11, 0.59)0.002*
Glycemic control
 Good102 (76.7%)113 (55.1%)1:001:001:00
 Poor31 (23.3%)92 (44.9%)2.68 (1.65, 4.36)1.88 (1.04, 3.39)0.036*
BMI
 < 18.517 (12.8%)10 (4.9%)1:001:001:00
 18.5–24.9108 (81.2%)169 (82.4%)2.66 (1.174, 6.03)2.26 (0.91, 5.65)0.08
 ≥ 258 (6.0%)26 (12.7%)5.53 (1.82, 16.8)4.42 (1.32, 14.86)0.016*
Duration of illness (years)
 < 579 (59.4%)71 (34.6%)1:0001:001:00
 6–1042 (31.6%)73 (35.6%)1.93 (1.18, 3.18)1.79 (1.02,3.17)0.044*
 > 1012 (9%)61 (29.8%)5.65 (2.82, 11.34)4.68 (2.07, 10.61)< 0.001*
  1. *Shows significant association