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Table 2 Patient characteristics associated with anti-TNF and DMARD use: logistic regression model

From: Hospitalization for musculoskeletal disorders in rheumatoid arthritis patients: a population-based study

Variables 2002–2006 2007–2011
  OR (95 % CI) OR (95 % CI)
  Anti-TNF vs Non-users DMARDs vs Non-users Anti-TNF vs Non-users DMARDs vs Non-users
Demographics
Residence (rural vs urbain) 1.21 (0.88, 1.66) 1.05 (0.81, 1.38) 1.43 (1.05, 1.96) 1.15 (0.87, 1.51)
Higher income 1.14 (0.90, 1.46) 1.02 (0.83, 1.26) 0.76 (0.59, 0.98) 0.70 (0.56, 0.87)
Socioeconomic status
Social quintile 0 1.02 (0.62, 1.68) 0.75 (0.48, 1.17) 1.33 (0.73, 2.41) 1.00 (0.59, 1.71)
Social quintile 2–3 versus 1 0.69 (0.48, 0.98) 0.69 (0.51, 0.93) 0.71 (0.49, 1.01) 0.72 (0.53, 0.98)
Social quintile 4–5 versus 1 0.61 (0.43, 0.88) 0.66 (0.49, 0.90) 0.82 (0.57, 1.18) 0.74 (0.54, 1.01)
Use of health services in prior year
Visit to rheumatologist 2.73 (1.97, 3.79) 1.74 (1.36, 2.22) 4.41 (3.27, 5.95) 2.86 (2.29, 3.60)
Comorbidity in prior year
Hematologic disorders 1.32 (0.90, 1.94) 0.92 (0.66, 1.28) 0.88 (0.60, 1.30) 0.96 (0.69, 1.32)
Heart failure 1.97 (0.84, 4.61) 1.95 (0.89, 4.29) 0.82 (0.41, 1.63) 0.52 (0.28, 0.94)
Cerebrovascular disease 1.43 (0.74, 2.75) 0.75 (0.39, 1.42) 0.38 (0.16, 0.86) 0.63 (0.35, 1.14)
Ischemic heart disease 1.06 (0.72, 1.55) 0.90 (0.64, 1.26) 0.97 (0.63, 1.50) 1.33 (0.93, 1.91)
Cancer 0.86 (0.55, 1.35) 1.17 (0.81, 1.69) 0.82 (0.56, 1.20) 0.88 (0.64, 1.22)
Medication use in prior year
NSAIDs 1.59 (1.21, 2.09) 1.26 (1.02, 1.58) 1.87 (1.46, 2.40) 1.66 (1.35, 2.05)
Serotonin reuptake inhibitors 0.93 (0.62, 1.39) 0.90 (0.65, 1.26) 1.08 (0.72, 1.63) 1.12 (0.79, 1.60)
Gastroprotective agents 1.04 (0.81, 1.33) 1.18 (0.95, 1.45) 1.09 (0.84, 1.42) 0.85 (0.68, 1.06)
Antidiabetics 1.39 (0.93, 2.08) 1.28 (0.89, 1.83) 0.76 (0.52, 1.09) 0.71 (0.53, 0.97)
Corticosteroid 1.87 (1.44, 2.43) 1.22 (0.99, 1.50) 1.92 (1.49, 2.47) 0.96 (0.78, 1.18)
Anticoagulants 0.90 (0.50, 1.62) 0.84 (0.52, 1.37) 0.98 (0.56, 1.71) 1.39 (0.89, 2.19)
Antihypertensives 1.21 (0.94, 1.57) 1.20 (0.97, 1.48) 0.93 (0.72, 1.21) 0.85 (0.68, 1.06)