Table 3

 Logistic univariate and multivariate analysis of the contribution of available determinants for hand disability (n = 7983)

DeterminantFrequency (%)R2 in univariate analysisOdds ratio (95% CI)
Univariate analysisMultivariate model†
Total explained variance of hand disability with all determinants in the multivariate logistic regression model was 25.2%.
*Thyroid disease consists of hypothyroidism, hyperthyroidism, or other thyroid disease.
†Determinants with p value >0.2 omitted from the multivariate model.
BMI, body mass index; CI, confidence interval.
Age ⩾70 years48.20.1436.4 (5.4 to 7.6)4.5 (3.6 to 5.6)
Rheumatoid arthritis3.60.0456.3 (4.9 to 8.1)3.3 (2.3 to 4.7)
Stroke4.60.0435.2 (4.1 to 6.5)4.8 (3.4 to 6.8)
Female sex61.10.0442.8 (2.4 to 3.3)2.2 (1.7 to 2.8)
Hand pain16.80.0352.6 (2.3 to 3.1)2.4 (1.9 to 3.0)
Parkinson’s disease1.00.03318.4 (10.9 to 30.8)23.8 (11.4 to 49.5)
Pain in neck/shoulder22.00.0262.2 (1.9 to 2.5)1.8 (1.4 to 2.2)
Manual occupation28.30.0252.0 (1.8 to 2.3)1.5 (1.2 to 1.8)
Thyroid disease*16.90.0152.0 (1.7 to 2.3)1.2 (0.9 to 1.6)
Diabetes6.70.0142.4 (2.0 to 3.0)1.6 (1.1 to 2.2)
History of fracture (hand/wrist)13.80.0081.8 (1.5 to 2.1)0.9 (0.6 to 1.3)
Osteoarthritis in any joint24.20.0091.6 (1.4 to 1.9)1.1 (0.9 to 1.4)
BMI ⩾30 kg/m214.50.0011.3 (1.0 to 1.5)0.8 (0.6 to 1.1)
Gout0.80.0000.9 (0.4 to 2.0)