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Table 6 Logistic regression analysis

From: Questionnaire survey on nutritional supplement therapy and exercise training at hemodialysis facilities in Japan

Variable ONS    IDPN    Exercise   
  OR (95% CI) p value OR (95% CI) p value OR (95% CI) p value
Clinic 1 reference   1 reference   1 reference  
Clinic with beds 0.66 0.38–1.11 0.12 1.15 0.68–1.96 0.60 0.50 0.28–0.95 0.03
Hospital (< 200 beds) 0.49 0.22–1.05 0.07 0.50 0.23–1.10 0.08 0.20 0.08–0.49 < 0.01
Hospital (≥ 200 beds) 0.21 0.09–0.45 < 0.001 0.37 0.17–0.82 0.01 0.08 0.03–0.20 < 0.001
Doctor Q1 1 reference   1 reference   1 reference  
Q2 0.95 0.59–1.53 0.83 0.76 0.48–1.21 0.25 0.85 0.46–1.63 0.62
Q3 0.62 0.37–1.05 0.08 0.64 0.38–1.07 0.09 0.97 0.50–1.94 0.94
Q4 0.85 0.50–1.45 0.55 0.86 0.51–1.45 0.56 1.39 0.71–2.79 0.34
Nurse Q1 1 reference   1 reference   1 reference  
Q2 1.21 0.81–1.84 0.36 0.83 0.55–1.24 0.36 1.00 0.56–1.79 1.00
Q3 1.71 1.14–2.60 0.01 1.70 1.14–2.56 < 0.01 1.66 0.98–2.83 0.06
Q4 1.64 1.03–2.60 0.04 1.71 1.08–2.70 0.02 1.58 0.90–2.81 0.11
Clinical engineer Q1 1 reference   1 reference   1 reference  
Q2 1.17 0.67–2.06 0.58 1.51 0.88–2.63 0.13 1.59 0.73–3.80 0.25
Q3 1.92 1.09–3.44 0.03 2.65 1.51–4.71 < 0.001 1.95 0.88–4.72 0.10
Q4 2.76 1.56–5.00 < 0.001 3.32 1.88–5.95 < 0.001 5.93 2.76–14.03 < 0.001
Presence of pharmacist (vs absence) 0.99 0.54–1.81 0.98 0.90 0.49–1.66 0.73 1.03 0.50–2.07 0.93
Presence of clinical dietitian (vs absence) 1.13 0.73–1.73 0.59 1.01 0.65–1.55 0.97 1.94 1.15–3.29 0.01
Presence of physical therapist (vs absence) 1.84 1.05–3.28 0.03 1.95 1.09–3.55 0.02 3.48 1.85–6.66 < 0.001
Regions Hokkaido/Tohoku 0.79 0.44–1.27 0.29 1.58 0.95–2.64 0.08 2.85 1.48–5.46 < 0.01
Kanto 1 reference   1 reference   1 reference  
Chubu/Tokai 1.01 0.63–1.60 0.97 1.62 1.03–2.58 0.04 2.05 1.12–3.73 0.02
Kansai 1.00 0.64–1.56 1.00 1.76 1.13–2.76 0.01 1.98 1.10–3.52 0.02
Chugoku/Shikoku 0.90 0.51–1.57 0.71 1.51 0.87–2.63 0.15 2.03 0.97–4.16 0.06
Kyushu/Okinawa 0.76 0.44–1.30 0.31 0.72 0.42–1.23 0.23 2.69 1.37–5.29 <0.01
Patients aged ≥ 65 years (per 10%) 1.14 1.01–1.28 0.03 1.16 1.03–1.30 0.01 1.07 0.93–1.25 0.35
Patients with albumin ≤ 3.5 g/dL (per 10%) 1.03 0.95–1.12 0.44 1.09 1.01–1.17 0.03 0.95 0.86–1.05 0.35
  1. Abbreviations: OR odds ratio, CI, confidence interval