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Research Article

Assessment of Drug-Drug Interaction in Ayder Comprehensive Specialized Hospital, Mekelle, Northern Ethiopia: A Retrospective Study

Table 3

Predictors of DDIs from the prescription records, Mekelle, ACSH May 2017.

Variable Drug interaction occurredCrude OR [95% CI]Adjusted OR [95% CI]
Yes (%)No (%)

Sex
 Male1411501.193 [0.864–1.647]1.123 [0.799–1.578]
 Female13417111

Age group (yrs)
 <1816400.301 [0.158–0.575]0.403 [0.209–0.778]
 18–491481960.568 [0.397–812]0.734 [0.503–1.071]
 49+1098211

Polypharmacy
 Yes3400.744 [0.630–0.879]0.958 [0.669–0.1.373]
 No24132411