Table 2

Age- and sex-adjusted logistic regression analyses on prevalent disability (Health Assessment Questionnaire-Disability ≥ 0.5)
Variable Odds ratioa 95% confidence interval Wald p-valuea
Demography
Male sex 0.51 [0.31-0.83] 0.006
Married 0.75 [0.43-1.30] 0.300
School education
≥12 years ref. ref. ref.
10 years 0.99 [0.36-2.77] 0.991
9 years 1.14 [0.49-2.66] 0.771
Clincial parameters
Heart failure 4.37 [2.50-7.64] <0.001
Blood pressure > 130/80 mmHg 0.89 [0.50-1.59] 0.694
Cardiac arrest 2.18 [1.11-4.28] 0.024
Re-infarction 0.96 [0.56-1.65] 0.876
ST-segment elevation 0.60 [0.37-0.97] 0.037
Pathological lung sounds 2.87 [1.49-5.52] 0.002
Interventions
Pacemaker 4.52 [2.21-9.25] <0.001
Coronary artery bypass graft 5.77 [2.69-12.38] <0.001
PTCAb with stent 0.24 [0.14-0.41] <0.001
Co-morbidities
Cognitive impairmentc 0.51 [0.27-0.99] 0.045
Recent vision decline 1.12 [0.66-1.89] 0.669
Hearing loss both ears 2.53 [1.35-4.72] 0.004
Oedema of lower limb 4.11 [1.82-9.28] 0.001
Diabetes mellitus 3.23 [1.91-5.47] <0.001
Angina pectoris 1.60 [0.95-2.68] 0.075
Circulatory disturbances in legs 2.14 [1.13-4.06] 0.020
Stroke 2.39 [0.97-5.90] 0.059
Osteoporosis 2.08 [0.83-5.25] 0.120
Depressive symptomsd 0.17 [0.04-0.78] 0.023
Lifestyle, personal and environmental factors
Social support average or abovee 1.82 [0.87-3.78] 0.110
Nutrition deficientf 0.30 [0.15-0.57] 0.001
Smoker or ex-smoker 0.94 [0.57-1.55] 0.796
Never smoker ref. ref. ref.
Obesityg 1.38 [0.80-2.36] 0.245

aOdds ratios, p-values and confidence limits displayed in Table 2 are products of age- and sex-adjusted, unstratified logistic regression models of the effect of the factors on prevalent disability. The factor sex is adjusted for age only.

bPercutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty.

cMini Mental State Exam <24.

dGeriatric Depression Scale ≤10.

eF-SozU <3.29.

fSeniors in the Community: risk evaluation for eating and nutrition, Version II <43.

gBody Mass Index ≥ 30 kg/m2.

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