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Table 3 Adjusted odds of a decline in PCS attributable to presence vs. absence of each main chronic diseasea (Total N = 1574)

From: Predicting declines in physical function in persons with multiple chronic medical conditions: What we can learn from the medical problem list

Disease Nb Adjusted odds ratio
Hypertension 281 1.0
Diabetes 249 2.1 (1.5, 2.9)
Coronary Artery Disease 364 1.1 (0.8, 1.5)
Congestive Heart Failure 137 2.9 (1.7, 5.0)
Respiratory Disease 125 1.7 (1.1, 2.8)
Musculoskeletal Disease 514 0.9 (0.7, 1.2)
Depression 319 1.3 (0.9, 1.8)
  1. a) Adjusted for number of main conditions, number of additional comorbid conditions, poverty level, gender, race, educational level, employment status, marital status.
  2. b) Sum to more than 100% due to coexisting conditions