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Table 2 Relationship between background/disease predictors and discharge destination (relative risk ratios, standard errors and statistical significance).

From: Predictors of Long-Term Care Utilization by Dutch Hospital Patients aged 65+

  Home with home care Home for the elderly care Nursing home care
Variable RRR SE Sign. RRR SE Sign. RRR SE Sign.
Demographics          
   Age (in years) squared 1.00 0.00 *** 1.00 0.00 *** 1.00 0.00 ***
   Age (in years) 1.37 0.02 *** 1.55 0.08 *** 1.34 0.05 ***
   Female 1.22 0.03 *** 1.14 0.07 * 0.97 0.05  
   Presence of a spouse 0.65 0.01 *** 0.26 0.02 *** 0.48 0.02 ***
   Female spouse 1.25 0.03 *** 1.20 0.10 * 1.12 0.07  
   Presence of a child 0.97 0.04   0.64 0.07 *** 1.17 0.09 *
   Female spouse and child 1.03 0.05   1.10 0.21   0.85 0.09  
Hospital care utilization          
   Hospital days squared 1.00 0.00 *** 1.00 0.00 *** 1.00 0.00 ***
   Hospital days 1.08 0.00 *** 1.10 0.00 *** 1.12 0.00 ***
Hospital care diagnoses          
   Intestinal, stomach and rectum cancer 3.36 0.10 *** 1.72 0.19 *** 1.25 0.11 *
   Lung cancer 4.89 0.20 *** 2.61 0.44 *** 2.22 0.27 ***
   Uterus cancer 2.05 0.18 *** 1.65 0.52   0.95 0.35  
   Ovary cancer 2.88 0.31 *** 1.93 0.71   1.45 0.47  
   Prostate cancer 1.60 0.08 *** 1.14 0.24   1.15 0.16  
   Bladder cancer 1.43 0.07 *** 0.61 0.16   0.51 0.10 ***
   Diabetes mellitus 1.32 0.03 *** 1.08 0.09   1.00 0.06  
   Dementia 2.08 0.18 *** 4.09 0.69 *** 7.50 0.83 ***
   Schizophrenia 1.62 0.16 *** 2.23 0.51 *** 3.89 0.55 ***
   Alzheimer's disease 1.20 0.22   1.08 0.46   2.14 0.51 **
   Epilepsy 1.42 0.11 *** 2.25 0.49 *** 1.33 0.18 *
   Heart Failure 1.26 0.03 *** 1.14 0.09   0.65 0.05 ***
   Cerebrovascular diseases 1.17 0.04 *** 1.32 0.12 ** 11.55 0.43 ***
   COPD 1.29 0.03 *** 1.06 0.10   0.73 0.05 ***
   Alcoholic liver disease 2.63 0.49 *** 3.84 2.03 * 4.03 1.38 ***
   Infections of skin 1.61 0.13 *** 0.95 0.30   1.00 0.21  
   Coxarthrosis 2.54 0.06 *** 5.16 0.34 *** 4.93 0.28 ***
   Gonarthrosis 1.69 0.05 *** 2.57 0.23 *** 3.89 0.26 ***
   Glomerular disorders 1.31 0.09 *** 0.73 0.21   0.32 0.09 ***
   Intracranial injury 1.10 0.08   1.53 0.28 * 2.21 0.27 ***
   Fracture of elbow and forearm 1.86 0.14 *** 2.27 0.45 *** 2.41 0.38 ***
   Fracture of femur 2.03 0.08 *** 3.83 0.30 *** 9.30 0.48 ***
   Fracture of ankle or lower leg 2.21 0.16 *** 6.12 0.92 *** 8.18 0.93 ***
  1. Log likelihood = -135296.99.
  2. Likelihood Ratio (96) = 48248.56 (p < 0.0001).
  3. Pseudo R2 = 0.1513