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Table 3 Odds Ratio (OR) for not initiating AD treatment within 30 days after discharge Non-Western immigrants are compared with Danish-born residents (n = 528, events = 150)

From: Antidepressant utilization after hospitalization with depression: a comparison between non-Western immigrants and Danish-born residents

  Model 1 Model 2
Patient characteristic OR (95% CI) OR (95% CI)
Patient origin
Danish-born residents (ref) 1 1
Non-Western immigrants 1.55 (1.01-2.38) 1.31 (0.84-2.03)
Sex
Female (ref) 1 1
Male 1.59 (1.08-2.34) 1.71 (1.15-2.53)
Age
Continuous 0.98 (0.96-1.00) 0.98 (0.97-1.00)
Annual income 1
<13,405 EUR (ref)   1
13,405-26,809 EUR   0.98 (0.58-1.66)
26,810-40,214 EUR   0.48 (0.25-0.89)
≥40,215 EUR   0.29 (0.11-0.79)
  1. AD antidepressant treatment, CI Confidence interval, EUR Euro, OR Odds ratio.
  2. Model 1: OR for not initiating treatment, including patient origin, age and sex.
  3. Model 2: OR for not initiating treatment, including patient origin, age, sex and income.
  4. 1100 EUR = 746 Danish Krone (DKK) (November 2012).