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Table 5 Results of the logistic regression model for the dependent variable: whether or not a patient was prescribed BZDs, at least once, during the year 2006

From: Gaining insight into benzodiazepine prescribing in General Practice in France: a data-based study

  Coefficient P value Odds ratio 95% CI
Intercept -1.71 <0.0001    
Gender (ref = male) 0.05 0.009 1.05 1.01 1.10
Age (ref = <65) 0.18 <0.0001 1.2 1.11 1.3
Health care consumption (ref = >4 consultations/year) 0.57 <0.0001 1.76 1.62 1.92
Cardiovascular diseases (ref = no) 0.22 <0.0001 1.25 1.17 1.33
Arthropathic diseases (ref = no) 0.07 0.009 1.07 1.01 1.13
Anxiety (ref = no) 1.98 <0.0001 7.29 5.86 9.05
Depression (ref = no) 1.95 <0.0001 7.03 6.03 8.2
Insomnia (ref = no) 2.22 <0.0001 9.25 7.26 11.7
Gender*age 0.24 <0.0001    
Gender * Health care consumption - 0.09 0.017    
Age* Cardiovascular diseases -0.14 0.009    
Age* Depression -0.51 <0.0001    
Anxiety *Depression -1.19 <0.0001    
Depression*Insomnia - 0.68 0.007