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Table 2 Risk factors for positive COMM - Score (logistic regression analysis, n = 91, df = 14)

From: Risk of opioid misuse in chronic non-cancer pain in primary care patients - a cross sectional study

  CommScore positive CommScore negative OR (95% CI) Sig.
N (%) 28 (31.5%) 65 (60.5%) N/A N/A
Gender, male 9 (32.1%) 25 (39.1%) 0.85 (0.25–2.87) 0.79
Age (mean (SD)) 69.61 (17.2) 69.74 (13.2) 0.99 (0.95–1.04) 0.69
Headache 5 (17.9%) 6 (9.2%) 1.80 (0.27–12.19) 0.55
Back pain 23 (82.1%) 43 (66.2%) 1.45 (0.37–5.65) 0.60
Joint pain 17 (60.7%) 30 (46.2%) 2.70 (0.72–10.16) 0.14
Neck pain 10 (35.7%) 7 (10.8%) 9.23 (1.63–52.26) 0.01
Rheumatic pain 7 (25.0%) 11 (16.9%) 0.94 (0.20–4.53) 0.94
Postoperative pain 5 (17.9%) 10 (15.4%) 0.57 (0.12–2.75) 0.48
Other pain 4 (14.3%) 11 (16.9%) 0.28 (0.04–1.92) 0.19
Prior addiction diagnosis 2 (7.1%) 2 (3.1%) 1.34 (0.11–16.99) 0.82
Addiction diagnosis in family 3 (10.7%) 4 (6.2%) 5.55 (0.61–50.61) 0.13
Depression 17 (60.7%) 16 (25%) 6.84 (1.88–24.91) 0.004
Fear of Addiction 11 (39.3%) 18 (27.7%) 0.85 (0.24–3.06) 0.80
Education, high school or lower 18 (64.3%) 27 (41.5%) 3.13 (0.92–10.62) 0.07
  1. N = absolute number of participants; (%) = percentage within variable COMM - Score; OR = Odds ratio; (95% CI) = 95% Confidence Interval for Odds ratio, Sig. = Significance of OR