Table 3

Logistic regression and negative binomial regression models for any and number of POSAMINO among total sample (n=1599)

Adjusted OR
(95% CI)
Adjusted IRR
(95% CI)
Any POSAMINO*Number of POSAMINO†
Age (years)0.95 (0.93 to 0.97)‡0.97 (0.95 to 0.98)‡
Women (vs men)0.42 (0.33 to 0.53)‡0.55 (0.45 to 0.67)‡
Urban (vs rural)1.40 (1.05 to 1.86)‡1.25 (0.99 to 1.58)
Education
 Secondary school (vs none/primary)0.86 (0.65 to 1.13)0.90 (0.72 to 1.13)
 Third level (vs none/primary)1.07 (0.78 to 1.43)1.03 (0.81 to 1.31)
Polypharmacy1.28 (0.92 to 1.79)1.21 (0.91 to 1.59)
Self-reported health status
Good (vs excellent)1.27 (0.94 to 1.70)1.18 (0.92 to 1.50)
Fair to poor (vs excellent)1.21 (0.87 to 1.68)1.14 (0.87 to 1.48)
Smoking status
 Past smoker (vs current smoker)1.43 (0.95 to 2.17)1.25 (0.90 to 1.75)
 Never smoker (vs current smoker)1.02 (0.67 to 1.54)1.00 (0.71 to 1.41)
Number of comorbidities (using Rx-Risk Comorbidity Index)1.09 (1.03 to 1.14)‡1.05 (1.01 to 1.13)‡
  • *Logistic regression model of any POSAMINO; OR and 95% CI.

  • †Negative binomial regression model of number of POSAMINO criteria; IRR and 95% CI.

  • ‡ Statistical significance P<0.05.

  • IRR, incident rate ratio; POSAMINO, POtentially Serious Alcohol-Medication INteractions in Older adults.