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Table 3 Characteristics of participants and non-participants to the ORISCAV-LUX survey

From: Comparison of participants and non-participants to the ORISCAV-LUX population-based study on cardiovascular risk factors in Luxembourg

Characteristics Participants
(N = 1432)
% (n)
Non-Participants
(N = 3018)
% (n)
OR 95% CI P- value Age adjusted OR 95% CI P-value
Prescribed medication         
   Anti-diabetics 2.79 (40) 3.38 (102) 0.82 0.57 - 1.19 0.30 0.68* 0.47 - 1.0 0.049
   Anti-thrombotics 7.82 (112) 6.89 (208) 1.15 0.90 - 1.46 0.26 0.99 0.78 - 1.28 0.98
   Cardiac therapy 3.56 (51) 3.71 (112) 0.96 0.68 - 1.34 0.81 0.89 0.63 - 1.25 0.48
   Antihypertensive drugs 0.56 (8) 0.56 (17) 0.99 0.43 - 2.30 0.98 0.86 0.37 - 2.02 0.73
   Diuretics 3.91 (56) 3.64 (110) 1.08 0.78 - 1.50 0.66 0.92 0.66 - 1.29 0.62
   Vasoprotective agents 3.14 (45) 2.62 (79) 1.21 0.83 - 1.75 0.32 1.12 0.77 - 1.63 0.55
   Beta blocking Agents 6.49 (93) 6.36 (192) 1.02 0.79 - 1.32 0.87 0.85 0.66- 1.12 0.25
   Calcium channel blockers 2.37 (34) 3.02 (91) 0.78 0.53 - 1.17 0.23 0.65* 0.43 - 0.98 0.041
   Agents acting on the renin-angiotensin system 8.94 (128) 8.68 (262) 1.03 0.83 - 1.29 0.78 0.83 0.65 - 1.05 0.13
   Serum lipid reducing agents 10.7 (153) 7.89 (238) 1.40* 1.13 - 1.73 0.0021 1.20 0.95 - 1.52 0.12
Hospitalization 0.63 (9) 1.16 (35) 0.54 0.26 - 1.13 0.10 0.48* 0.23 - 1.0 0.050
Cardiovascular health-related medical measures 1.61 (23) 1.39 (42) 1.16 0.69 - 1.93 0.58 1.06 0.63 - 1.78 0.83
Nationality      < 0.0001    < 0.0001
   Luxembourgish 62.08 (889) 54.37 (1641)   Reference    Reference  
   Portuguese 13.62 (195) 20.71 (625) 0.58* 0.48 - 0.69 < 0.0001 0.59* 0.49 - 0.71 < 0.0001
   French 5.38 (77) 5.77 (174) 0.82 0.62 - 1.08 0.16 0.81 0.61 - 1.07 0.15
   Italian 3.56 (51) 4.01 (121) 0.78 0.56 - 1.09 0.14 0.74 0.53 - 1.04 0.084
   Belgian 3.77 (54) 3.08 (93) 1.07 0.76 - 1.51 0.69 1.05 0.74 - 1.49 0.78
   Other 11.59 (166) 12.06 (364) 0.84 0.69 - 1.03 0.093 0.84 0.68 - 1.03 0.085
Professional status      < 0.0001    < 0.0001
   Farmer 1.12 (16) 0.70 (21) 2.15* 1.11 - 4.17 0.024 1.95 1.0 - 3.79 0.050
   Employee 31.56 (452) 26.24 (792) 1.61* 1.35 - 1.92 < 0.0001 1.60* 1.34 - 1.91 < 0.0001
   State employee 10.82 (155) 7.12 (215) 2.03* 1.59 - 2.6 < 0.0001 1.94* 1.52 - 2.48 < 0.0001
   Independent 2.44 (35) 2.49 (75) 1.32 0.86 - 2.01 0.20 1.17 0.77 - 1.79 0.46
   Working-class 21.51 (308) 28.79 (869)   Reference    Reference  
   Independent intellectual worker 2.37 (34) 1.76 (53) 1.81* 1.15 - 2.84 0.0097 1.66* 1.06 - 2.61 0.030
   Other 30.17 (432) 32.90 (993) 1.28* 1.03 - 1.46 0.019 1.22* 1.02 - 1.46 0.030
  1. * Odd ratio is significant when P-value < 5% level. The referent category is participation in the ORISCAV-LUX study for dependent variable. The referent category is prescribed medication, hospitalization and medical measures for the independent variables.