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Table 2 Determinants of patient-perceived importance of prognostic information

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

  Prognostic information important N (%) Crude OR (95% CI) Adjusted† OR (95% CI)
Age (years)    
   50–59 146 (84) 1 1
   60–69 140 (85) 1.04 (0.57, 1.87) 1.92 (0.91, 4.07)
   70–79 86 (80) 0.72 (0.39, 1.35) 0.98 (0.43, 2.25)
   80+ 30 (65) 0.35 (0.17, 0.72) 0.57 (0.20, 1.66)
Gender    
   Female 243 (81) 1 1
   Male 159 (84) 1.25 (0.77, 2.01) 1.07 (0.59, 1.95)
First consultation    
   No 237 (80) 1 1
   Yes 162 (85) 1.37 (0.84, 2.23) 1.62 (0.90, 2.90)
Self-rated general health    
   Excellent/very good/good 272 (81) 1 1
   Fair/poor 125 (84) 1.21 (0.72, 2.02) 1.12 (0.57, 2.18)
Chronic Pain Grade    
   I 53 (82) 1 1
   II 71 (73) 0.62 (0.29, 1.34) 0.70 (0.29, 1.68)
   III 87 (81) 0.94 (0.43, 2.06) 1.11 (0.44, 2.76)
   IV 157 (86) 1.42 (0.67, 3.03) 1.41 (0.56, 3.54)
HADS Depression (0–21)    
   None (0–7) 257 (80) 1 1
   Mild (8–10) 85 (85) 1.43 (0.78, 2.65) 1.89 (0.83, 4.29)
   Moderate/severe (11–21) 56 (86) 1.57 (0.74, 3.35) 1.89 (0.62, 5.79)
HADS Anxiety (0–21)    
   None (0–7) 217 (81) 1 1
   Mild (8–10) 94 (81) 1.02 (0.59, 1.78) 0.87 (0.43, 1.75)
   Moderate/severe (11–21) 85 (86) 1.46 (0.77, 2.76) 0.97 (0.41, 2.32)
Employment status    
   Not employed 264 (78) 1 1
   Employed 127 (90) 2.50 (1.36, 4.62) 2.95 (1.33, 6.57)
Lives alone    
   No 333 (83) 1 1
   Yes 69 (78) 0.71 (0.40, 1.24) 1.27 (0.60, 2.67)
Do you have someone to provide emotional support?    
   Yes 350 (82) 1 1
   No 16 (80) 0.88 (0.29, 2.71) 0.34 (0.08, 1.46)
   No need 33 (83) 1.04 (0.44, 2.43) 1.45 (0.49, 4.29)
Do you have someone to rely on for extra help?    
   Yes 320 (84) 1 1
   No 30 (83) 0.97 (0.39, 2.43) 1.43 (0.35, 5.78)
   No need 51 (72) 0.49 (0.29, 0.89) 0.36 (0.17, 0.78)
  1. † Adjusted for all other listed variables
  2. OR Odds ratio; 95%CI 95 percent confidence interval
  3. HADS = Hospital Anxiety and Depression Scale