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Table 4 Logistic regression models analyzing the relationships of functional independence and most prevalent multimorbidity pairs

From: Multimorbidity associated with functional independence among community-dwelling older people: a cross-sectional study in Southern China

Top10 pairs of diseases   Crude OR (95% CI) Adjusteda OR (95% CI)
Hypertension Chronic pain 2.18 (1.68–2.82)** 1.64 (1.25–2.16)**
Hypertension Diabetes mellitus 1.41 (1.08–1.85)* 1.28 (0.96–1.71)
Hypertension Hyperlipidemia 1.37 (1.02–1.82)* 1.16 (0.85–1.60)
Hypertension Bone diseases 2.01 (1.44–2.81)** 1.40 (0.98–2.01)
Chronic pain Bone diseases 1.53 (1.08–2.16)* 1.10 (0.76–1.59)
Hypertension Heart disease 2.17 (1.49–3.16)** 1.72 (1.15–2.58)**
Chronic pain Hyperlipidemia 1.62 (1.12–2.35)* 1.28 (0.86–1.92)
Chronic pain Gastroenteritis 1.77 (1.22–2.59)** 1.44 (0.96–2.16)
Chronic pain Heart disease 2.21 (1.42–3.44)** 1.54 (0.96–2.48)
Diabetes mellitus Hyperlipidemia 1.37 (1.02–1.82)* 0.96 (0.62–1.48)
  1. aModels per group, adjusted for age, gender, marital status, education level, employment, individual economic conditions, body mass index and all the other single diseases. OR Odds ratio, CI Confidence interval. * P < 0.05, ** P < 0.01