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Table 4 Multivariate logistic model of dropout

From: Predictors of dropout in the German disease management program for type 2 diabetes

  OR (95% CI) p-value
Age   
10 years difference 1.05 (0.95; 1.18) 0.3476
Gender   
male 1  
female 1.01 (0.83;1.22) 0.9607
Region   
North Wurttemberg 1  
North Rhine 0.70 (0.55; 0.89) 0.0032
Hesse 0.71 (0.54; 0.92) 0.0099
Insurance status   
member 1  
retired 0.74 (0.59; 0.92) 0.0075
family 0.80 (0.53; 1.18) 0.2575
Number of secondary diseases   
< 2 1  
≥ 2 0.77 (0.61; 0.98) 0.0351
Disabling secondary disease1   
no 1  
yes 1.79 (1.26; 2.56) 0.0013
Recommendation to stop smoking   
no 1  
yes 1.32 (1.03; 1.68) 0.0262
Recommendation to seek nutritional counseling   
no 1  
yes 1.22 (1.03; 1.45) 0.0222
Ophthalmological exam   
done 1  
not done 1.32 (1.06; 1.64) 0.0131
scheduled 1.26 (1.04; 1.53) 0.0197
Foot status   
normal 1  
abnormal 1.66 (1.16; 2.37) 0.0059
not assessed 1.35 (1.01; 1.81) 0.0437
  1. All variables refer to the time of programme enrolment. 1 Stroke, amputation, blindness and dialysis were considered disabling secondary diseases.