TABLE 4

Multivariate Logistic Regression of Patient Characteristics Associated With Receipt of Antihypertensive Prescription for Medicaid Adolescents With Primary HTN (N = 4296)

ORP Value95% CI
Male (ref = female)1.10.23790.94–1.29
Age at first eligibility
15–19 y (ref = 11–14 y)2.11<.00011.79–2.48
White (ref = black)1.61<.00011.39–1.88
Hispanic (ref = black)1.35.11820.93–1.96
Other/unknown (ref = black)0.88.66350.51–1.54
Has obesity comorbidity (ref = no comorbidity)1.57<.00011.35–1.82
4–6 y of Medicaid eligibility (ref = 3 y)1.08.56800.89–1.30
  • ref, reference.