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Table 3 Factors related to the probability of having an ejection fraction registered in electronic medical records

From: Heart failure labelled patients with missing ejection fraction in primary care: prognosis and determinants

  ORa 95% Confidence interval
Age (quintiles)
 <=71 años (reference) 1  
 72 - 78 0.86 0.68-1.08
 79 - 82 0.71 0.55-0.92
 83 - 86 0.81 0.63-1.05
 87+ 0.50 0.37-0.68
Socio economic deprivation index
 1 (less disadvantaged) 1  
 2 1.55 1.24-1.94
 3 0.99 0.78-1.25
 4 0.68 0.52-0.88
 5 (more disadvantaged) 0.41 0.30-0.56
Patients requiring home care 0.71 0.56-0.88
 Obesity 0.68 0.55-0.85
Drug therapy for heart failure
 ACE inhibitor or ARBb 1.25 1.02-1.53
 Beta-blockers 1.23 1.01-1.51
 Loop diuretics 0.59 0.49-0.71
  1. aOdds ratio adjusted by gender, hypertension, diabetes, hypercholesterolemia, smoking habit, coronary heart disease, atrial fibrillation, stroke, peripheral artery disease, and previous hospitalization for heart failure
  2. b ACE angiotensin converting enzyme, ARB Angiotensin Receptor Blocker