Table 3—

Odds ratios for explanatory variables in logistic regressions for selected diabetes drug therapies

Explanatory variablesAny use of insulinAny use of sulfonylureaAny use of metforminAny use of thiazolidinedione
Year 2000 vs. 19970.73 (0.72–0.75)0.82 (0.80–0.83)1.84 (1.80–1.88)2.43 (2.35–2.51)
Aged 50–64 vs. <50 years0.85 (0.83–0.88)1.72 (1.68–1.76)1.31 (1.27–1.34)1.42 (1.37–1.48)
Aged 65+ years0.87 (0.84–0.91)2.53 (2.46–2.60)1.02 (1.00–1.06)1.22 (1.17–1.27)
Sex (Female)0.91 (0.89–0.93)1.28 (1.26–1.30)1.05 (1.03–1.07)1.06 (1.04–1.09)
Neuropathy1.97 (1.90–2.03)0.86 (0.84–0.89)1.07 (1.04–1.11)1.40 (1.34–1.45)
Retinopathy3.81 (3.70–3.92)0.81 (0.79–0.83)1.10 (1.07–1.14)1.60 (1.54–1.66)
Nephropathy1.62 (1.56–1.68)0.64 (0.61–0.66)0.53 (0.51–0.55)1.07 (1.02–1.12)
Peripheral vascular disease1.73 (1.68–1.79)0.89 (0.86–0.91)0.93 (0.90–0.96)1.18 (1.13–1.22)
PPO/POS0.97 (0.94–0.99)1.10 (1.08–1.12)1.10 (1.07–1.12)0.93 (0.91–0.96)
Capitation/HMO0.92 (0.89–0.96)1.29 (1.26–1.33)1.26 (1.22–1.30)1.04 (1.00–1.08)
  • Data are OR (95% CI). Odds ratios >1.25 or <0.8 are in bold. ICD codes are listed in legend of Table 1.