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Table 4 Factors determining the UCG findings (all 559 cases)

From: Ultrasound cardiography examinations detect victims’ long-term realized and potential consequences after major disasters: a case-control study

  Odds ratio Lower 95% CI Upper 95% CI p value
Age 1.04 1.02 1.06 < 0.0001
Male 1.2 0.788 1.83 ns
PP 1.02 1 1.03 < 0.05
Exercises 1.33 0.899 1.96 ns
Smoker 1.1 0.551 2.18 ns
DL 1.18 0.802 1.75 ns
DM 0.726 0.43 1.23 ns
Heart disease 1.53 1.01 2.32 < 0.05
HT 0.806 0.542 1.2 ns
Insomnia 0.988 0.676 1.44 ns
Temporary housing resident 1.61 0.907 2.87 ns
18th month after the disaster vs 30th month after the disaster 2.11 1.32 3.38 < 0.01
18th month after the disaster vs 44th month after the disaster 3.63 2.2 5.98 < 0.0001
18th month after the disaster vs 55th month after the disaster 4.98 2.86 8.67 < 0.0001
  1. Heart disease (coronary artery disease, arrhythmia, heart failure, valve regurgitation)
  2. ns non-significant difference, multiple logistic regression analysis (stepwise method)
  3. UCG ultrasound cardiography, PP pulse pressure, DL dyslipidemia, DM diabetes mellitus, HT hypertension