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Table 2 Predictors of the absence of statin prescription in univariate and multiple logistic regression

From: How low should we target the LDL goal to improve survival for acute coronary syndrome patients in Hong Kong?

Variable Odds ratio 95 % CI p-value
Univariate Logistic Regression Analysis
 Male sex 0.492 0.310–0.780 0.003
 Age at discharge 1.059 1.036–1.083 <0.001
 Active smoking status 0.642 0.366–1.124 0.121
 Past medical history of IHD or ACS 1.968 1.195–3.241 0.008
 Past medical history of CVA 1.840 0.929–3.645 0.080
 Co-morbidity of hypertension 1.061 0.668–1.685 0.802
 Co-morbidity of heart failure 4.286 2.424–7.578 <0.001
 Co-morbidity of diabetes mellitus 1.459 0.930–2.289 0.101
 STEMI at index hospitalization 0.616 0.389–0.975 0.038
 PCI done or planned during index hospitalization 0.191 0.114–0.321 <0.001
 CABG done or planned during index hospitalization 0.418 0.142–1.229 0.113
 Latest TG level before discharge 0.682 0.485–0.960 0.028
 Latest HDL-C level before discharge 1.270 0.590–2.736 0.541
 Latest LDL-C level before discharge 0.551 0.398–0.763 <0.001
 Latest serum ALT level before discharge > 3 × ULN 5.919 1.068–32.812 0.042
 Latest serum CK level before discharge > 2 × ULN 3.141 1.211–8.419 0.019
Multiple Logistic Regression Analysis
 Male sex 0.829 0.429–1.604 0.578
 Age at discharge 1.012 0.983–1.041 0.426
 Active smoking status 1.337 0.626–2.857 0.453
 Past medical history of IHD or ACS 1.200 0.569–2.531 0.633
 Past medical history of CVA 0.643 0.230–1.794 0.399
 Co-morbidity of heart failure 1.750 0.767–3.991 0.184
 Co-morbidity of diabetes mellitus 1.258 0.686–2.309 0.458
 STEMI at index hospitalization 0.753 0.417–1.358 0.346
 PCI done or planned during index hospitalization 0.324 0.167–0.629 0.001
 CABG done or planned during index hospitalization 0.458 0.162–1.824 0.324
 Latest TG level before discharge 0.009 0.601–1.258 0.458
 Latest LDL-C level before discharge 0.221 0.423–0.885 0.009
 Latest serum ALT level before discharge > 3 × ULN 0.197 0.472–25.654 0.221
 Latest serum CK level before discharge > 2 × ULN 0.950 0.660–7.462 0.197