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Table 3 Factors associated with frequent attender and high cost status, n = 31,960

From: High cost or frequent attender – both spend resources, but are they linked to work disability? A cohort study from occupational health primary care in Finland

 Frequent attender 10% (FA10)High cost user 10% (HC10)Frequent attender High cost
(FAHC)
Crude ratiosAdjusted ratios*Crude ratiosAdjusted ratios*Crude ratiosAdjusted ratios*
FactorOR95% CIOR95% CIOR95% CIOR95% CIOR95% CIOR95% CI
Sex
 Male1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 
 Female1.381.29–1.491.411.31–1.511.591.48–1.711.591.48–1.711.531.41–1.671.551.42–1.69
Age
 18–341.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 
 35–441.331.21–1.471.341.21–1.481.581.42–1.761.601.44–1.781.431.26–1.611.441.27–1.63
 45–541.271.15–1.401.261.14–1.391.761.59–1.951.771.60–1.961.431.27–1.611.431.26–1.61
 55–681.551.41–1.721.541.41–1.722.171.95–2.412.161.95–2.401.741.54–1.961.721.52–1.95
Specialist consultation3.903.57–4.253.893.56–4.245.054.64–5.505.134.70–5.594.884.43–5.384.874.41–5.37
  1. * Adjusted for age, sex and industry when possible, OR = Odds ratio, CI = Confidence interval, 1.0 = reference group