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Table 1 Determinants of (patient-recalled) prognostic discussion in the consultation

From: Discussing prognosis with older people with musculoskeletal pain: a cross-sectional study in general practice

  Prognostic discussion recalled N (%) Crude OR (95% CI) Adjusted† OR (95% CI)
Age (years)    
   50–59 55 (32) 1 1
   60–69 60 (36) 1.19 (0.76, 1.87) 1.04 (0.59, 1.81)
   70–79 35 (33) 1.03 (0.62, 1.73) 1.07 (0.53, 2.12)
   80+ 15 (31) 0.94 (0.47, 1.87) 0.95 (0.37, 2.44)
Gender    
   Female 87 (29) 1 1
   Male 78 (41) 1.70 (1.16, 2.49) 1.72 (1.09, 2.71)
First consultation    
   No 84 (28) 1 1
   Yes 80 (42) 1.84 (1.25, 2.69) 1.81 (1.16, 2.80)
Self-rated general health    
   Excellent/very good/good 119 (36) 1 1
   Fair/poor 44 (29) 0.73 (0.48, 1.11) 0.76 (0.46, 1.27)
Chronic Pain Grade    
   I 29 (45) 1 1
   II 30 (31) 0.55 (0.29, 1.05) 0.64 (0.32, 1.27)
   III 32 (30) 0.52 (0.25, 0.99) 0.69 (0.34, 1.40)
   IV 62 (34) 0.63 (0.35, 1.12) 0.85 (0.44, 1.67)
HADS Depression (0–21)    
   None (0–7) 114 (35) 1 1
   Mild (8–10) 32 (32) 0.86 (0.54, 1.39) 0.92 (0.51, 1.64)
   Moderate/severe (11–21) 16 (24) 0.59 (0.32, 1.08) 0.73 (0.32, 1.65)
HADS Anxiety (0–21)    
   None (0–7) 95 (35) 1 1
   Mild (8–10) 39 (34) 0.86 (0.56, 1.32) 1.20 (0.70, 2.05)
   Moderate/severe (11–21) 27 (27) 0.69 (0.39, 1.22) 1.15 (0.61, 2.19)
Employment status    
   Not employed 114 (34) 1 1
   Employed 46 (33) 0.96 (0.63, 1.46) 0.79 (0.45, 1.40)
Lives alone    
   No 139 (35) 1 1
   Yes 25 (27) 0.76 (0.43, 1.16) 0.80 (0.44, 1.46)
Do you have someone to provide emotional support?    
   Yes 142 (33) 1 1
   No 4 (18) 0.45 (0.15, 1.35) 0.56 (0.14, 2.20)
   No need 17 (43) 1.49 (0.77, 2.88) 1.11 (0.47, 2.65)
Do you have someone to rely on for extra help?    
   Yes 132 (34) 1 1
   No 8 (22) 0.53 (0.23, 1.19) 0.63 (0.21, 1.88)
   No need 24 (34) 0.98 (0.57, 1.66) 0.66 (0.34, 1.28)
  1. † Adjusted for all other listed variables
  2. OR Odds ratio; 95%CI 95 percent confidence interval
  3. HADS = Hospital Anxiety and Depression Scale