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Table 2 Factors Associated with Psychiatric Admissions among Geriatric Patients (N = 824,483; c-statistic = 0.95)

From: Psychiatric and medical admissions observed among elderly patients with new-onset epilepsy

Effect Odds Ratio 95% CI Significant (CI excludes 1.0)
Alcohol dependence 11.70 10.9-12.5 *
Dementia 9.50 9.00-10.0 *
Schizophrenia 6.29 5.87-6.73 *
Bipolar disorder 4.59 4.23-4.97 *
New-onset epilepsy 2.87 2.24-3.67 *
Depression 2.83 2.68-2.99 *
Lost to follow-up 2.01 1.89-2.14 *
PTSD 1.67 1.52-1.82 *
Cerebrovascular disease 1.50 1.42-1.59 *
Hepatitis 1.46 1.27-1.68 *
Neurological conditions, other 1.42 1.32-1.53 *
Anemia 1.40 1.32-1.50 *
Anxiety 1.40 1.30-1.50 *
COPD 1.38 1.30-1.45 *
Peptic ulcer 1.38 1.24-1.53 *
Age 85 or older 1.37 1.23-1.52 *
Brain tumor 1.30 1.03-1.65 *
Irregular heartbeat 1.24 1.17-1.33 *
Heart attack 1.23 1.12-1.36 *
Female 1.22 1.05-1.43 *
Head injury 1.22 1.00-1.49 *
African American 1.21 1.13-1.30 *
Hypertension 1.21 1.15-1.28 *
Low-back pain 1.18 1.10-1.27 *
Other arthritic disease 1.17 1.05-1.29 *
Enlarged prostate 1.16 1.10-1.23 *
Hip problems 1.11 0.96-1.27 n.s.
Prostatitis 1.10 0.90-1.35 n.s.
Osteoarthritis 1.07 1.00-1.13 *
Gallbladder disease 0.98 0.79-1.21 n.s.
Gout 0.98 0.87-1.11 n.s.
Peripheral vascular disease 0.97 0.89-1.05 n.s.
Angina 0.95 0.86-1.05 n.s.
Diverticulitis 0.95 0.84-1.08 n.s.
Congestive Heart Failure 0.94 0.87-1.01 n.s.
Age 75-84 years 0.92 0.87-0.97 *
Cancer 0.84 0.79-0.90 *
Rheumatoid arthritis 0.84 0.68-1.03  
Cataracts 0.80 0.75-0.86 *
Inflammatory bowel disease 0.64 0.43-0.96 *
Hispanic 0.58 0.51-0.65 *