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Table 4 Bivariate and multivariable Analysis to identify determinants of dilated cardiomyopathy in patients with thyrotoxicosis at the endocrine clinic, ACSH from December, 2017 to June, 2018

From: Thyrotoxicosis and dilated cardiomyopathy in developing countries

Variables /Categories COR (95 % CI) P value AOR (95 % CI) P value
Age (in years)
 ≤ 40 1   1  
 > 40 2.46 (1.16–5.24) 0.019 0.72 (0.27–1.95) 0.523
Level of free T4 (Pmol/L)
 ≤ 60 1   1  
 > 60 2.99 (1.39–6.41) 0.005 0.67 (0.25–1.80) 0.436
Atrial fibrillation
 Yes 20.42 (8.45–49.31) 0.001 15.95 (5.89–38.16) 0.001
 No 1   1  
Tachycardia
 Yes 5.48 (2.49–12.01) 0.001 2.73 (1.04–7.15) 0.040
 No 1   1  
  1. AORAdjusted Odds Ratio, COR Crude Odds Ratio