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Table 4 Multivariable analysis results for the variables associated with DRPs

From: Identification and resolution of drug-related problems among diabetic patients attending a referral hospital: a prospective observational study

Variable Category DRP AOR (95% CI) p-value
No Yes
Diabetes duration (years) < 7 35 138 1  
\(\ge 7\) 16 141 2.019 (1.059, 3.850) 0.033*
Comorbidity No 13 130 1  
Yes 38 149 2.333 (1.182, 4.604) 0.015*
Age (years) 18–40 22 74 1  
41–60 23 133 1.385 (0.705, 2.721) 0.344
> 60 6 72 2.381 (0.872, 6.504) 0.091
Educational status No formal education 7 64 2.207 (0.816, 5.965) 0.119
Primary education 14 100 2.477 (1.068, 5.746) 0.058
Secondary education 14 51 1.319 (0.552, 3.154) 0.534
Tertiary education 16 64 1  
  1. AOR adjusted odds ratio, DRP drug-related problem
  2. *Statically significant at p-value less than 0.05