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Table 3 Odds ratio for IM use among cardiovascular inpatients a

From: The effectiveness of integrative medicine interventions on pain and anxiety in cardiovascular inpatients: a practice-based research evaluation

  OR SE
Age (years) 0.98b 0.00
Sex (Reference = Male)   
    Female 1.96b 0.06
Race (Reference = White)   
    African American 0.47b 0.03
    Asian 0.57b 0.08
    Other/Unknown 0.63b 0.07
Marital Status (Reference = Married)   
    Widowed 0.73b 0.04
    Divorced 0.91 0.05
    Single 0.79b 0.03
Circulatory System Disease (Reference = Other)   
    Arteries, Arterioles & Capillaries 0.75b 0.04
    Cerebrovascular 1.08 0.05
    Hypertension 1.48b 0.04
    Ischemic Heart Disease 0.73b 0.03
    Pulmonary Circulation 1.23b 0.07
Severity of Illness (Reference = Minor)   
    Moderate 1.68b 0.09
    Major 2.85b 0.15
    Extreme 5.09b 0.30
Health Insurance (Reference = Commercial)   
    Medicare 0.88b 0.03
    Medicaid 0.86b 0.04
    Other 0.94 0.09
  1. aOdds ratios from logistic regression of 6,589 cardiology admissions. The dependent variable was administration of IM therapy during admission. OR indicates odds ratio; SE, standard error.
  2. bp < 0.01.