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Table 2 Multivariable analysis of the effects of demographic factors on rates of multiple drug intolerance

From: Multiple Drug Intolerance Syndrome: A Large-Scale Retrospective Study

Factor Odds ratio (95 % CI) p value
Age (years) 0.716
 <45
 45–64 1.02 (0.86–1.22) 0.789
 65+ 1.07 (0.90–1.27) 0.436
Weight (kg) 0.364
 <50 1.04 (0.82–1.34) 0.731
 50–85
 >85 0.90 (0.77–1.05) 0.185
Deprivation score 0.646
 <0.1
 0.1–0.3 0.96 (0.83–1.12) 0.634
 >0.3 0.92 (0.76–1.10) 0.350
Sex <0.001*
 Female 2.06 (1.77–2.40) <0.001*
 Male
Ethnicity 0.133
 White
 Asian 0.87 (0.66–1.13) 0.295
 Black 0.76 (0.51–1.13) 0.174
 Mixed 1.11 (0.60–2.07) 0.736
 Other 0.66 (0.35–1.26) 0.209
 Unspecified 0.62 (0.40–0.97) 0.035
Comorbidities <0.001*
 None
 1 1.26 (1.05–1.52) 0.012*
 2 or more 1.91 (1.64–2.22) <0.001*
Admissions prior to first allergy <0.001*
 No
 Yes 1.59 (1.30–1.94) <0.001*
  1. Results from a multivariable binary logistic regression
  2. * Significant at p < 0.05