Table 2

Chronic medical conditions included in the RxRiskV (mod) index with ≥10% prevalence in the study population
RxRiskV (mod) category Non T2DM (%) T2DM (%) Adjusted Odds Ratio ** 95% CI
Concordant conditions/therapies
Cardiovascular system
Hyperlipidemia 42.6 78.5 4.95 4.83 - 5.06
Anti-platelet agents* 39.8 71.7 3.84 3.76 - 3.93
Heart disease 39.4 61.4 2.44 2.39 - 2.49
Hypertension 21.7 32.2 1.79 1.75 - 1.83
Discordant conditions/therapies
Digestive system
Gastric reflux and peptic ulcer 34.5 46.4 1.67 1.63 - 1.70
Mental health
Depression 16.0 20.5 1.46 1.43 - 1.50
Respiratory system
Chronic airway disease 14.4 18.6 1.35 1.32 - 1.40
Musculoskeletal
Osteoporosis 14.3 9.3 0.73 0.70 - 0.75
Pain management
Anti-inflammatory agents 13.0 14.1 1.14 1.11 - 1.18
Pain (Opiates) 10.0 12.9 1.42 1.38 - 1.47

* Non specific marker for cardiovascular disease.

** adjusted for age and sex.

O’Shea et al.

O’Shea et al. BMC Health Services Research 2013 13:23   doi:10.1186/1472-6963-13-23

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