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Table 3 Adjusted odds ratios (ORs) and 95% confidence intervals (CIs) for determinants of treatment for obstructive airway disease among individuals with normal and restrictive pattern in their PFTs

From: Perseverant, non-indicated treatment of obese patients for obstructive lung disease

Spirometry Normal Restriction
Term OR 95% C.I. P-Value OR 95% C.I. P-Value
Age 1.00 0.95-1.04 0.87 1.10 1.00-1.21 0.05
BMI 0.97 0.90-1.05 0.51 1.10 0.98-1.22 0.10
CHF 2.24 0.16-30.66 0.54 0.18 0.02-1.87 0.15
DM 2.05 0.59-7.15 0.26 0.07 0.00-1.77 0.11
HTN 0.54 0.16-1.89 0.34 1.6x106 0.00-1x1012 0.96
Sex 1.43 0.42-4.89 0.57 2.36 0.24-23.72 0.46
Smoking 1.63 0.44-6.00 0.47 1.89 0.24-15.10 0.55
  1. Adjustments were made for clinically relevant discriminators such as age, body mass index (BMI), congestive heart failure (CHF), diabetes mellitus (DM), hypertension (HTN), sex and smoking.