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Table 4 Logistic regression for the predictors of disease activity among patients with SLE (n = 204)

From: Lack of patient education is risk factor of disease flare in patients with systemic lupus erythematosus in China

Variable Level Odds ratio 95% CI low 95% CI high p-value
SLICC Index One-unit increase 2.29 1.54 3.51 0.0001
SIMS satisfied 0.16 0.06 0.40 0.0002
BMQ One-unit increase 0.64 0.43 0.94 0.0297
NSAID Yes 3.64 1.11 12.34 0.0332
  1. Abbreviations: BMQ beliefs about medicines questionnaire, NSAID non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug, SLICC the Systemic Lupus International Collaborating Clinics, SIMS the satisfaction with information about medicines scale