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Table 5 Predictors of dropout stratified by insurance status

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

  Employed OR (95% CI) Retired OR (95% CI)
Age   
10 years difference 0.82 (0.70; 0.95) 1.55 (1.30; 1.84)
Gender   
male 1  
female 0.91 (0.65;1.28) 1.04 (0.82; 1.32)
Region   
North Wurttemberg 1  
North Rhine 0.70 (0.48; 1.00) 0.69 (0.50; 0.97)
Hesse 0.57 (0.38; 0.86) 0.80 (0.55; 1.15)
Number of secondary diseases   
< 2 1  
≥ 2 0.67 (0.43; 1.05) 0.87 (0.65; 1.16)
Disabling secondary disease1   
no 1  
yes 1.88 (0.90; 3.92) 1.64 (1.08; 2.49)
Recommendation to stop smoking   
no 1  
yes 1.44 (1.05; 1.96) 1.21 (0.79; 1.86)
Recommendation to seek nutritional counseling 1  
no 1.28 (0.99; 1.66) 1.25 (0.99; 1.60)
yes   
Ophthalmological exam   
done 1  
not done 1.19 (0.84; 1.70) 1.46 (1.09; 1.95)
scheduled 1.39 (1.03; 1.89) 1.13 (0.86; 1.48)
Foot status   
normal 1  
abnormal 1.60 (0.81; 3.14) 1.75 (1.14; 2.68)
not assessed 1.03 (0.63; 1.68) 1.58 (1.08; 2.32)
  1. All variables refer to the time of programme enrolment. 1 Stroke, amputation, blindness and dialysis were considered disabling secondary diseases