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Table 3 Risk factors for dementia in psychiatric inpatients with late-onset psychiatric symptoms

From: Agitation and apathy increase risk of dementia in psychiatric inpatients with late-onset psychiatric symptoms

Variables Unadjusted Adjusted for age and sex
  OR (95% Cl) p value OR (95% CI) p value
Age (years) (≥66 vs ≤65) 7.49 (3.25–17.26) <0.001 9.09 (3.71–22.26) <0.001
Sex (M vs F) 2.23 (1.08–4.59) 0.029 3.14 (1.34–7.37) 0.009
Initial symptom (CD vs NPS) 24.66 (7.84–77.58) <0.001 57.42 (10.54–312.88) <0.001
Hallucination 2.95 (1.25–6.94) 0.013 2.62 (0.96–7.19) 0.061
Agitation 3.29 (1.57–6.91) 0.002 3.49 (1.45–8.39) 0.005
Apathy 6.12 (2.73–13.74) <0.001 6.97(2.62–18.51) <0.001
Irritability 2.48 (1.14–5.38) 0.022 1.98 (0.83–4.75) 0.124
AMB 2.78 (1.33–5.81) 0.007 2.16 (0.93–5.01) 0.072
  1. AMB aberrant motor behavior, CD cognitive deficit, F female, M male, NPS neuropsychiatric symptom