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Table 3 Variables that achieved significance in the univariate comparisons between treatment groups

From: An examination of factors influencing the choice of therapy for patients with coronary artery disease

VARIABLES Likelihood ratio Exp (β) Confidence interval RATES/MEAN SCORES
  Model change df. Sig. Odds Ratio Lower bound Upper bound Reference Response
(a) PTCA from Medication        Medication PTCA
   Increasing age 4.644 1 0.031 0.967 0.928 1.008 66.00 62.03
   Higher educational attainment 6.887 1 0.009 1.447 0.999 2.096 1.97 2.51
   Previous intervention 20.517 1 < 0.001 8.961 2.055 39.067 4 25
   Hypertension 4.505 1 0.034 0.482 0.197 1.178 36 24
   Family history: IHD 9.306 1 0.002 0.342 0.136 0.863 51 34
   LAD artery disease 21.166 1 < 0.001 2.328 1.392 3.893 1.56 2.31
   Angina frequency 11.204 1 0.001 2.351 1.182 4.677 1.80 2.18
   Angina functional limitations 11.079 1 0.001 1.651 1.102 2.474 1.29 1.93
   Dyspnoea functional limitations 5.851 1 0.016 1.444 0.968 2.153 1.21 1.67
(b) CABG from PTCA        PTCA CABG
   Higher educational attainment 19.186 1 < 0.001 0.525 0.350 0.786 2.51 1.64
   Previous intervention 16.410 1 < 0.001 0.165 0.046 0.587 25 6
   Family history: IHD 7.251 1 0.007 2.523 1.028 6.192 34 51
   Family history: Neurological 5.400 1 0.020 0.194 0.025 1.527 9 2
   Cerebral events 5.505 1 0.019 0.127 0.008 2.065 7 1
   LAD artery disease 6.996 1 0.008 1.834 0.980 3.435 2.31 2.64
   Circumflex artery disease 22.489 1 < 0.001 2.058 1.352 3.132 1.39 2.30
   RCA disease 5.600 1 0.018 1.444 0.960 2.173 1.85 2.27
   Number of vessels diseased 12.709 1 < 0.001 2.546 1.221 5.310 2.37 2.77
   Ventricular disease 12.979 1 < 0.001 2.037 1.172 3.540 0.39 0.93
   SIP: Social behaviour 7.937 1 0.005 1.182 1.010 1.382 3.97 5.32
   SIP: Mobility range 35.312 1 < 0.001 1.608 1.254 2.062 1.15 3.52
(c) CABG from Medication        Medication CABG
   Gender 6.612 1 0.010 0.306 0.088 1.062 18 7
   Hypercholesterolemia 6.892 1 0.009 0.410 0.169 0.994 45 31
   Hypertension 6.773 1 0.009 0.407 0.166 1.003 36 22
   Cerebral events 12.419 1 < 0.001 0.067 0.004 1.018 12 1
   LAD artery disease 54.350 1 < 0.001 5.396 2.553 11.407 1.56 2.64
   Circumflex artery disease 32.294 1 < 0.001 2.647 1.617 4.333 1.30 2.30
   RCA disease 7.800 1 0.005 1.599 1.024 2.495 1.80 2.27
   Number of vessels diseased 9.668 1 0.002 2.116 1.080 4.144 2.39 2.77
   Ventricular disease 7.173 1 0.007 1.737 0.998 3.023 0.56 0.93
   Angina frequency 5.824 1 0.016 1.710 0.949 3.080 1.80 2.11
   Angina functional limitations 15.130 1 < 0.001 1.660 1.168 2.358 1.29 2.15
   Dyspnoea functional limitations 7.619 1 0.006 1.450 1.015 2.072 1.21 1.79
   SIP: Social behaviour 7.714 1 0.005 1.175 1.008 1.371 3.96 5.32
   SIP: Mobility range 40.346 1 < 0.001 1.683 1.299 2.181 1.00 3.52