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Table 2 Odds ratios (OR) and 95 % confidence intervals (CI) for statin medication in patients with myocardial infarction; Results of multi-level logistic regression models for each variable, adjusted for age

From: Neighborhood socioeconomic characteristics and statin medication in patients with myocardial infarction: a Swedish nationwide follow-up study

  OR 95 % CI Variance (S.E.) Explained variance (%) Intra class correlation
Neighborhood-level Socioeconomic status (SES, ref. High)     0.068 (0.011) 22 0.020
 Middle 0.93 0.88 0.98    
 Low 0.79 0.74 0.84    
Sex (ref. Female) 1.39 1.34 1.45 0.072 (0.011) 17 0.021
Family income (ref. High income)     0.077 (0.011) 11 0.023
 Low income 0.49 0.47 0.52    
 Middle-low income 0.59 0.56 0.63    
 Milddle-high income 0.84 0.79 0.89    
Marital status (ref. Married/co-habiting)     0.060 (0.011) 31 0.018
 Never married, widowed, or divorced 0.59 0.57 0.62    
Country of origin (ref. Born in Sweden)     0.075 (0.011) 14 0.022
 Finland 0.90 0.82 0.99    
 Western countries 1.06 0.89 1.26    
 Eastern European countries 1.10 0.94 1.28    
 Middle eastern countries 0.99 0.84 1.16    
 Others 0.80 0.74 0.88    
Educational attainment (ref. > 12 years)     0.075 (0.011) 14 0.022
  ≤ 9 years 0.71 0.67 0.74    
 10–12 years 0.92 0.87 0.98    
Urban/rural status (ref. large cities)     0.059 (0.011) 32 0.018
 Southern Sweden 1.28 1.22 1.34    
 Northern Sweden 0.98 0.93 1.03