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Table 5 Regression analysis of different factors associated with uninvestigated dyspepsia of study participants in Dessie Referral Hospital, Northeastern Ethiopia, 2015 (n = 318)

From: Uninvestigated dyspepsia and associated factors of patients with gastrointestinal disorders in Dessie Referral Hospital, Northeast Ethiopia

Variable Total UD = n(%) COR(95%CI) AOR(95%CI) p-value
Marital status Married 214 99(46.3) ref   
Single 63 30(47.6) 1.06(0.60--1.85)
Divorced/widowed 41 25(61.0) 1.82(0.92--3.59)
Residence Rural 73 38(52.1) ref ref  
Urban 194 87(44.8) 0.75(0.44--1.28) 2.32(0.73–7.34) 0.152
Suburban 51 29(56.9) 1.21(0.59--2.49) 4.71(1.44–15.39) 0.010*
Occupation Gov,t 108 48(44.4) ref   
Student 29 16(55.2) 1.54(0.68--3.51)
Farmer 66 38(57.6) 1.70(0.91--3.15)
Merchant 51 20(39.2) 0.81(0.41--1.59)
Housewife 51 29(56.9) 1.65(0.84--3.23)
Others 13 3(23.1) 0.38(0.10--1.44)
Tea consumption Never 106 59(55.7) ref ref  
One cup/day 96 57(59.4) 1.16(0.67--2.04) 0.99(0.47--2.07) 0.975
>one cup/day 116 38(32.8) 0.39(0.23--0.67) 0.34(0.17--0.70) 0.003*
Raw fruit/ Vegetable consumption Never 78 49(62.8) ref ref  
Eat once/day 53 22(41.5) 0.42(0.21--0.86) 0.31(0.13--0.77) 0.011*
Eat once/week 187 83(44.4) 0.47(0.28--0.81) 0.48(0.24--0.98) 0.042*
Recent drug consumption Never 187 67(35.8) ref ref  
Aspirin/NSAID 87 61(70.1) 4.20(2.43--7.27) 5.29(2.82--9.93) <0.001*
Other drugs 44 26/59.1 2.59(1.32--5.06) 3.12(1.46--6.69) 0.003*
Blood group Group A 82 37/45.1 ref   
Group B 89 35/39.3 0.79(0.43--1.45)
Group AB 21 12/57.1 1.62(0.62--4.27)
Group O 126 70/55.6 1.52(0.87--2.66)
H. pylori infection No 219 87/39.7 ref ref  
Yes 99 67/67.7 3.18(1.93--5.24) 4.33(2.41--7.76) <0.001*