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Table 3 Thirty drugs most highly associated with hypertension by logistic regression, sorted by p-value and, in the case of ties, odds ratio

From: Monitoring prescribing patterns using regression and electronic health records

Drug name Adjusted OR p-value In MEDI?
Hydrochlorothiazide 22.3 0 T
Lisinopril 11.1 2.24e-287 T
Amlodipine 13.6 1.72e-243 T
Atenolol 8.03 3.03e-68 T
Metoprolol 3.10 1.51e-45 T
Enalapril 6.25 5.45e-45 T
Valsartan 6.71 7.71e-43 T
Chlorthalidone 33.4 1.12e-42 T
Labetalol 10.9 1.45e-40 T
Nifedipine 7.12 1.33e-35 T
Losartan 4.94 2.1e-35 T
Diltiazem 4.73 4.53e-18 T
Ramipril 5.45 2.58e-17 T
Sodium chloride 1.73 3.04e-14 F
Warfarin 1.83 4.4e-12 F
Telmisartan 4.42 3.02e-06 T
Progesterone 2.17 7.28e-06 F
Olmesartan 3.66 7.72e-06 T
Aspirin 1.22 4.24e-05 F
Verapamil 2.52 4.82e-05 T
Benazepril 3.53 9.31e-05 T
Norethindrone 1.40 0.000211 F
Carvedilol 1.56 0.000324 T
Probenecid 2.05 0.000444 F
Candesartan 6.87 0.000733 T
Bisoprolol 33.4 0.00123 T
Torsemide 6.54 0.00157 T
Megestrol 3.62 0.00293 F
Methyldopa 10.8 0.00312 T
Nebivolol 6.15 0.00329 T
  1. The adjusted OR is the estimated adjusted odds ratio for use of the drug comparing those with and without hypertension (adjusted for all other variables included in the regression model)