Table 2

Predicting disruptive behaviors from pain severity, after controlling for covariates (N = 56,577)
Variables Wandering Aggression Agitation
B OR 95% CI for OR B OR 95% CI for OR B OR 95% CI for OR
Independent Variable
  Pain −0.26* 0.77 [0.73, 0.81] 0.04* 1.04 [1.01, 1.08] 0.15* 1.17 [1.13, 1.20]
Covariates
  MDS-CPS 0.68* 1.97 [1.91, 2.02] 0.36* 1.43 [1.41, 1.46] 0.46* 1.58 [1.55, 1.60]
  MDS-ADL −0.15* 0.87 [0.86, 0.87] −0.03* 0.98 [0.97, 0.98] −0.02* 0.98 [0.97, 0.98]
  Age −0.01* 0.99 [0.98, 0.99] −0.01* 0.99 [0.99, 0.99] −0.01* 0.99 [0.99, 0.99]
  Sex
    Male 0.22* 1.25 [1.17, 1.33] 0.28* 1.33 [1.27, 1.39] 0.24* 1.27 [1.22, 1.33]
    Female 0.00 1.00 0.00 1.00 1.00

Nagelkerke R-square: Wandering = 0.15, Aggression = 0.06, Agitation = 0.08. B = logistic regression coefficient, OR = Odds Ratio = Exp(B). MDS-CPS = MDS-Cognitive Performance Scale. MDS-ADL = MDS-Activities of Daily Living impairment scale. *p < .001.

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Ahn and Horgas BMC Geriatrics 2013 13:14   doi:10.1186/1471-2318-13-14

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