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Table 3 Odds ratio for in-hospital death, comparing patients with dermatomyositis and cardiovascular disease with controls with cardiovascular disease

From: Atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease and dermatomyositis: an analysis of the Nationwide Inpatient Sample survey

Model Odds ratio (95% CI) Pvalue
Univariate modela 2.11 (1.80-2.48) < 0.001
Multivariate modelb 1.98 (1.57-2.48) < 0.001
  1. aAdjusted for age and gender only; badjusted for age, gender, Charlson comorbidity index, number of diagnoses (to control for severity of admission), and type of admission (elective versus emergency). CI, confidence interval.