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Table 2 Predictors of amputation rate of diabetes foot ulcer and associated factors in Nekemte referral hospital, west Ethiopia, 2018

From: Amputation rate of diabetic foot ulcer and associated factors in diabetes mellitus patients admitted to Nekemte referral hospital, western Ethiopia: prospective observational study

Variables Amputation CHR(95% CI) AHR(95% CI) P- value
Yes No
N (%) N (%)
Sex Male 19 (29.69) 45 (70.31) 1.46 (0.67–3.52)   0.158
Female 16 (31.37) 35 (68.63) 1  
Age 18–27 2 (12.50) 14 (87.50) 1   0.115
28–37 4 (28.57) 10 (71.43) 1.76 (0.79–3.75)   0.184
38–47 7 (46.67) 8 (53.33) 2.10 (0.98–6.95)   0.150
48–57 8 (33.33) 16 (66.67) 3.24 (0.69–7.74)   0.228
58–67 9 (34.62) 17 (65.38) 2.76 (0.89–8.56)   0.187
68–77 5 (25.00) 15 (75.00) 3.61 (0.94–7.76)   0.223
Types of DM Type 2 DM 23 (37.70) 38 (62.30) 1.47 (0.86–6.73)   0.074
Type 1 DM 12 (22.22) 42 (77.78) 1  
Residence Rural 17 (29.82) 40 (70.18) 2.73 (0.48–7.73)   0.247
Urban 18 (31.03) 40 (68.97) 1  
Co-morbidity Yes 23 (39.66) 35 (60.34) 2.74 (0.70–7.47)   0.190
No 12 (21.05) 45((78.95) 1  
Wagner grades Grade < 4 19 (21.84) 64 (78.16) 1 1 0.005*
Grade ≥ 4 16 (57.14) 16 (20.00) 4.70 (1.96–8.63) 1.59 (1.49–7.48)
Antibiotics given Appropriate 14 (36.84) 24 (63.16) 1 1 0.017*
Inappropriate 21 (53.85) 18 (46.15) 3.48 (1.84–9.53) 2.14 (1.64–10.63)
  1. *Shows statistically significant p-value < 0.05at 95% CI