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Table 1 The prevalence of epilepsy depending on the occurrence of alcohol dependence and of other variables

From: The prevalence of Epilepsy and its co-occurrence with alcohol dependence among polish prisoners

  Epilepsy Logistic regression modela  
Variables yes no % of ill people p value OR [95%CI]  
n = 45 n = 590  
Age
 younger than 30 9 196 4.40% reference category  
 30–39 14 213 6.20% 0.413 1.43 [0.61–3.38]  
 40–49 12 98 10.90% 0.032 2.67 [1.09–6.54]  
 50 years and older 10 83 10.80% 0.043 2.62 [1.03–6.69]  
The length of the imprisonment by the time of the study
 up to 1 year 12 194 5.80% reference category  
 1–5 29 320 8.30% 0.282 1.47 [0.73–2.94]  
 more than 5 years 4 76 5.00% 0.785 0.85 [0.27–2.72]  
Classification
 first-time prisoner 20 357 5.30% reference category  
 recidivist 25 233 9.70% 0.037 1.92 [1.04–3.53]  
Unit type
 closed 22 233 8.60% 0.217 1.47 [0.8–2.69]  
 open and half-open 23 357 6.10% reference category  
Professional activity
 yes 16 306 5.00% 0.038 0.51 [0.27–0.96]  
 no 29 284 9.30% reference category  
Alcohol dependence
 yes 9 34 20.90% 0.001 4.09 [1.82–9.17]  
 no 36 556 6.10% reference category  
  1. aunivariate model (without adjustment)