Table 3

Logistic regression of the association between demographic variables and medicine prescribing (as the outcome)

Odds ratio (95% CI), P values
Medicines that can cause bleeding
 Age (+1 year)1.082 (1.080 to 1.084), <0.0001
 Males vs females1.08 (1.05 to 1.11), <0.0001
 Deprivation (increasing quintiles)1.46 (1.42 to 1.50), <0.0001
Aspirin
 Age (+1 year)1.092 (1.090 to 1.094), <0.0001
 Males vs females1.67 (1.62 to 1.72), <0.0001
 Deprivation1.28 (1.24 to 1.32), <0.0001