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Table 4 Association of pain at the 3 most frequent sites (knee, lumbar spine, hip) with patient characteristics ± in a multivariate stepwise forward logistic regression analysis

From: A geriatric assessment in general practice: prevalence, location, impact and doctor-patient perceptions of pain

   95 % CI  
  OR Lower Upper p value
frontal knee (n = 74)     
 no. pain sites 1.72 1.43 2.06 <0.001
 bADL 3.79 2.01 7.16 <0.001
lumbar spine (n = 73)     
 no. pain sites 1.53 1.30 1.81 <0.001
 sleeping disorder 1.94 1.07 3.52 0.03
 not enough exercise 1.99 1.09 3.62 0.03
frontal hip (n = 30)     
 no. pain sites 1.33 1.12 1.58 0.001
 not enough exercise 2.27 1.04 4.95 0.04
  1. ±14 parameters assessed as part of the comprehensive geriatric assessment
  2. bADL activities of daily living, CI confidence interval