Table 3

Summed various invasive treatment methods for hospitalized PAD cases and associated factors in Taiwan from 2000–2011
Total cases (%) 111,495 PTA (n = 41,987, 37.6%) Bypass (n = 12,334, 11.1%) Amputation (n = 57,174, 51.3%) p-value (χ2 test)  Crude OR (95% CI)
No. (%) No. (%) No. (%)
Gender
  Male 60,187 (59.5%) 25,372 60.4 7,772 63.0 33,366 58.4 <0.001
  Female 40,936 (40.5%) 16,615 39.6 4,562 37.0 23,808 41.6a 1.12a (1.09-1.14)
Age Stratum
  30–49.9 y/o 7,063 (7.0%) 2,594 6.2 748 6.1 4,182 7.3a <0.001 1.30a (1. 24–1.37)
  50–64.9 y/o 26,138 (25.8%) 10,405 24.8 2,704 21.9 15,317 26.8a 1. 22a (1.18-1.25)
  65–74.9 y/o 31,070 (30.7%) 12,820 30.5 4,107 33.3b 17,537 30.7 1.03b (0.98-1.08)
  > = 75y/o 36,866 (36.5%) 16,169 38.5 4,775 38.7 20,138 35.2
Diabetes
  Yes 69,026 (68.2%) 20,282 48.3 6,978 56.6 48,318 84.5a <0.001 6.12a (5.95-6.31)
Hypertension
  Yes 45,961 (45.4%) 25,844 61.5c 5,918 48.0 18,635 32.6 <0.001 3.11c (3.03-3.19)
ESRD
  Yes 11,318 (11.2%) 4,094 9.7 1,741 14.1b 6,313 11.0 <0.001 1.36b (1.29-1.44)
CAD
  Yes 16,072 (15.9%) 10,727 25.5c 2,254 18.3 4,635 8.1 <0.001 3.45c (3.33-3.58)
Dyslipidemia
  Yes 4,803 (4.7%) 3,960 9.4c 438 3.6 690 1.2 <0.001 7.20c (6.68-7.77)
Group identified
  Normal 72,520 (71.7%) 27,500 65.5 9,530 77.3 43,391 75.9 <0.001
  Low-income 2,704 (2.7%) 875 2.1 249 2.0 1,831 3.2a 1.41a (1.30-1.53)
  CIR 25,913 (25.6%) 13,620 32.4c 2,557 20.7 11,957 20.9 1.81c (1.76-1.87)

OR: odds ratio calculated by the Chi-square method; CI: Confidence Interval.

ESRD: end-stage renal disease; CAD: cardiovascular disease.

CIR: Catastrophic Illness Registration.

Note: a: This represents the odds ratio of amputation in this subgroup compared to the others. b: This represents the odds ratio of bypass surgery in this subgroup compared to the others. c: This represents the odds ratio of PTAs in this subgroup compared to the others.

Chang et al.

Chang et al. BMC Public Health 2013 13:1107   doi:10.1186/1471-2458-13-1107

Open Data