Current Gerontology and Geriatrics Research / 2014 / Article / Tab 4

Research Article

Factors Associated with Insomnia among Elderly Patients Attending a Geriatric Centre in Nigeria

Table 4

Morbidities by prevalence of insomnia.

MorbiditiesInsomnia Odds ratio 95% CI
Yes = 232
(%)
No = 611
(%)

Abdominal discomfort22 (40.0)33 (60.0)1.831.05–3.200.03
Generalized body pain77 (36.0)137 (64.0)1.721.23–2.400.00
Breathlessness 7 (33.3)14 (66.7)1.330.54–3.260.546
Chest pain4 (25.0)12 (75.0)0.880.29–2.650.374
Fever2 (16.7)10 (83.3)0.520.12–2.250.528
Severe cough10 (35.7)18 (64.3)1.480.68–3.220.324
Psychosomatic symptoms10 (40.0)15 (60.0)1.790.81–3.980.156
Diabetes mellitus17 (24.6)52 (75.4)0.850.48–1.500.531
Lower urinary tract symptoms11 (34.4)21 (65.6)1.400.67–2.910.376
Generalized body weakness5 (27.8)13 (72.2)1.010.37–2.790.953
Persistent headaches17 (41.5)24 (58.5)1.931.03–3.640.04
Hypertension49 (25.9)140 (74.1)0.900.62–1.300.577

Significant at 5% level of significance.

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