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Table 4 Multiple logistic regression analysis for the factors affecting NSAID use among CKD patients, Alexandria Main University Hospital, 2016

From: Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs among chronic kidney disease patients: an epidemiological study

Independent variable Unit of the variable OR 95% CI p value
Lower limit Upper limit
Age 1 year 0.96 0.93 0.99 0.01*
Gender 0 = female, 1 = male 1.07 0.26 4.43 0.93
Working status 0 = not working, 1 = working 2.66 1.19 5.95 0.02*
Smoking 0 = non-smoker, 1 = smoker 1.03 0.43 2.51 0.94
eGFR 1 ml/min/1.73 m2 0.97 0.95 0.99 0.01*
Hypertension 0 = no, 1 = yes 2.60 1.27 5.35 0.008*
Osteoarthritis 0 = no, 1 = yes 6.34 2.03 19.78 < 0.001*
Hepatitis C 0 = no, 1 = yes 0.15 0.06 0.40 < 0.001*
  1. *Significant at p < 0.05