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Table 5 Logistic regression: risk factors associated with the complexity of pharmacotherapy

From: Evaluation of pharmacotherapy complexity in residents of long-term care facilities: a cross-sectional descriptive study

Variables Adjusted OR (95% CI) p-value
Polypharmacy 2.796 (1.652–4.732) <0.001
Potential drug interactions 1.275 (1.163–1.397) <0.001
Potentially inappropriate medications for the elderly 1.220 (1.111–1.339) <0.001
Therapeutic duplicity 1.133 (1.071–1.198) <0.001
  1. Sergipe, Brazil, 2015