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Table 3  − 1 Risk factors for uncontrolled HbA1c: Discontinuation group (n = 148)

From: A cross-sectional study clarifying profiles of patients with diabetes who discontinued pharmacotherapy: reasons and consequences

Variable Odds ratio 95 % CI p value
Age (yr) 1.01 (0.98, 1.06) 0.410
Age at resumption (yr) 1.05 (1.01, 1.09) 0.016
Insulin use 0.40 (0.13, 1.22) 0.108
Drug-related side effects 0.42 (0.17, 1.08) 0.071
Familial history of diabetes 0.54 (0.25, 1.14) 0.106
Current smoking habit 3.59 (1.29, 9.99) 0.014
  1. Dependent variable: controlled (average HbA1c below the assumed target) or uncontrolled (average HbA1c not below the assumed target); odds ratio: uncontrolled versus controlled.