Table 5

Multi-variate logistic regression of selected variables in relation to anemia among diabetes mellitus patients attending Fenote Selam Hospital, 2012
     Anemia
Variables Yes No AOR (95% CI) P- value
Type of diabetes mellitus < 0.001
Type 1 16 177 1*
Type 2 57 134 4,71 (2.58, 8.56)**
Duration with diabetes mellitus <0.024
<5 yrs 7 199 1*
6-10 30 94 4.38 (1.22,15.75)**
>11 36 18 16.05 (3.92, 65.72)** <0.001
MCV <0.001
Normal 13 201 1*
Decreased 60 50 10.47(3.51, 31.24)**
eGFR <0.001
<60 51 6 11.13(2.69, 45.94)**
60-90 20 25 4.29 (1.14, 16.13)** <0.031
>90 2 280 1*
Serum creatinine <0.001
Normal 7 271 1*
Increased 66 40 8.55 (2.55, 28.62)**
Marital status <0.021
Single 9 85 1*
Married 27 199 0.116 (0.019, 0.719)**
Div. & Wido. 37 27 0.688 (0.109, 4.352) <0.691

*Reference category, ** significant association.

Abate et al.

Abate et al. BMC Hematology 2013 13:6   doi:10.1186/2052-1839-13-6

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