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Table 2 Logistical regression analysis (parameters associated with prescription/non-prescription in the univariate analysis (p < 0.05) were considered)

From: Secondary stroke prevention in atrial fibrillation: a challenge in the clinical practice

  OR (95% CI) P
Age (in categories)   < 0.001
  Higher age 0.54 (0.46-0.63)  
  Younger age 1.86 (1.58-2.19)  
Sex   0.011
  Female 0.77 (0.63-0.94)  
  Male 1.29 (1.06-1.58)  
mRS as assesses on Discharge (in categories)   0.006
  Higher disability 0.88 (0.81-0.96)  
  Lower disability 1.13 (1.04-1.38)  
Treatment in a neurological department   0.003
  Yes 1.47 (1.19-1.81)  
  No 0.68 (0.55-0.84)  
Documented dementia within the insurance database#   < 0.001
  Yes 0.54 (0.39-0.73)  
  No 1.86 (1.37-2.53)  
  1. #dementia documented within the insurance database on discharge or within 90 days after discharge; considered were the following ICD10 codes: dementia by Alzheimer's disease (F00.-), vascular dementia (F01.-, G30), secondary dementia (F02.-) and undetermined dementia (F.03).