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Table 3 Factors Associated with Medical Admissions among Geriatric Patients (N = 824,483; c-statistic = 0.86)

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

Effect Odds Ratio 95% CI  
Gallbladder disease 7.37 6.94-7.82 *
New-onset epilepsy 4.84 4.29-5.46 *
Heart attack 4.68 4.55-4.81 *
Lost to follow-up 3.74 3.67-3.82 *
Angina 3.51 3.42-3.60 *
Anemia 3.20 3.14-3.26 *
Hip problems 2.75 2.63-2.88 *
Irregular heartbeat 2.59 2.54-2.64 *
Cancer 2.45 2.41-2.49 *
COPD 2.41 2.37-2.45 *
Hepatitis 2.38 2.25-2.51 *
Alcohol dependence 2.30 2.21-2.40 *
Congestive Heart Failure 2.21 2.17-2.25 *
Dementia 2.20 2.15-2.25 *
Head injury 2.19 2.01-2.38 *
Peptic ulcer 1.97 1.91-2.04 *
Brain tumor 1.93 1.80-2.07 *
Inflammatory bowel disease 1.92 1.76-2.10 *
Peripheral vascular disease 1.83 1.79-1.87 *
Neurological conditions, other 1.81 1.75-1.87 *
Cerebrovascular disease 1.75 1.72-1.78 *
Diverticulitis 1.73 1.68-1.79 *
Prostatitis 1.55 1.46-1.64 *
Hypertension 1.48 1.45-1.50 *
Schizophrenia 1.48 1.41-1.55 *
Rheumatoid arthritis 1.47 1.40-1.54 *
African American 1.45 1.42-1.48 *
Enlarged prostate 1.40 1.37-1.42 *
Female 1.39 1.32-1.47 *
Gout 1.33 1.29-1.38 *
Other arthritic disease 1.30 1.26-1.34 *
Low-back pain 1.26 1.23-1.28 *
Depression 1.24 1.21-1.27 *
Hispanic 1.20 1.16-1.24 *
Osteoarthritis 1.14 1.12-1.16 *
Anxiety 1.12 1.09-1.16 *
Age 85 or older 1.11 1.07-1.16 *
Cataracts 1.10 1.08-1.12 *
Bipolar disorder 1.07 1.01-1.14 *
Age 75-84 years 0.90 0.89-0.92 *
PTSD 0.82 0.79-0.86 *