Table 3:

Factors associated with acetylsalicylic acid use for primary prevention of cardiovascular disease among eligible participants on multivariate analysis

Variable*OR (95% CI)
Age (per year)1.08 (1.06–1.09)
Male sex1.51 (1.28–1.79)
Regular medical visits1.56 (1.30–1.87)
 Low1.20 (1.01–1.42)
 Medium1.21 (1.02–1.44)
Obesity1.38 (1.19–1.60)
Hypertension2.41 (2.08–2.80)
Diabetes5.48 (4.56–6.60)
Dyslipidemia2.41 (2.09–2.78)
  • Note: CI = confidence interval, OR = odds ratio.

  • * Income and smoking category were also included in the multivariate model but are not presented in the table because no significant association was found with acetylsalicylic acid use.