Table 2

Bivariate analysis of the risk of adverse drug events

FactorsORP-value95% CI
Age1.020<0.001(1.016 to 1.024)
Sex: female/male1.622<0.001(1.382 to 1.903)
RUB Healthy
Low morbidityReference
Moderate morbidity5.558<0.001(4.064 to 7.600)
High morbidity29.007<0.001(20.660 to 40.728)
Very high morbidity86.278<0.001(53.196 to 139.933)
Number of different specialties1.623<0.001(1.528 to 1.722)
Number of visits to family physician1.061<0.001(1.054 to 1.068)
Polypharmacya: yes/no3.130<0.001(2.694 to 3.636)
  • OR = odds ratio. RUB = resource utilisation band.12 aSix or more different active compounds in at least 1 month.