Table 3

 Odds ratio and variance for relationship between CVD risk factors and treatment in the final multilevel logistic regression

Glucose lowering medicationLipid modifying medicationAntihypertensive medicationAttendance at other professionals
OR, odds ratio; CI, confidence interval of OR; SE, standard error; BMI, body mass index; SBP, systolic blood pressure; TC, total cholesterol; TG, total glycerides; HbA1c, glycosylated haemoglobin; CHDAR, coronary heart disease absolute risk.
Standardized variables were used.
*Variance significant if variance/standard error >1.96.
OR (95% CI)
    Age1.32 (1.17 to 1.49)1.46 (1.31 to 1.63)0.84 (0.75 to 0.94)
    Duration1.12 (1.03 to 1.22)1.23 (1.14 to 1.33)
    SBP1.23 (1.14 to 1.34)
    HbA1c1.72 (1.57 to 1.89)
    TC0.79 (0.71 to 0.88)
    TG1.19 (1.07 to 1.32)
    BMI1.21 (1.12 to 1.32)
    CHDAR1.14 (1.06 to 1.24)0.84 (0.74 to 0.95)0.88 (0.79 to 0.97)
Variance (SE)
    Between practices0.527 (0.084)*0.608 (0.105)*0.671 (0.101)*4.150 (0.431)*
    Between patients1 (0.000)1 (0.000)1 (0.000)1 (0.000)
    Total variance1.5271.6081.6715.150