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Table 2 Predictors of Nursing Home Admission - Cox proportional hazards model ('enter' and 'forward stepwise' model)

From: Predictors of nursing home admission of individuals without a dementia diagnosis before admission - results from the Leipzig Longitudinal Study of the Aged (LEILA 75+)

  All variables in the model ('enter' method) Significant variables sequentially entered in the model ('forward stepwise' method)
Predictors HR CI 95% p value HR CI 95% p value
Age at baseline 1.10 1.03-1.16 0.003 1.09 1.03-1.15 0.005
Gender 0.73 0.31-1.74 0.476 - - -
Marital status (ref. = single)       
   married 0.58 0.05-6.19 0.648 - - -
   divorced 0.78 0.20-3.02 0.713    
   widowed 0.74 0.28-2.01 0.559    
Living situation (ref. = alone)       
   with spouse only 0.32 0.04-2.75 0.297 0.31 0.13-0.72 0.006
   with others 0.11 0.01-0.85 0.034 0.11 0.01-0.88 0.037
Education (ref. = low)       
   middle 1.33 0.60-2.94 0.480 - - -
   high 1.73 0.57-5.23 0.334    
Self-rated health status (ref. = very low)       
   satisfying 0.19 0.04-0.89 0.035 - - -
   good 0.14 0.03-0.69 0.016    
Functional impairment (ADL/IADL score) 3.01 1.12-8.13 0.030 3.08 1.28-7.44 0.012
Cognitive Impairment (MMSE Score) 0.81 0.69-0.94 0.006 0.84 0.74-0.97 0.015
Major Depression 9.91 2.02-48.55 0.005 8.68 1.91-39.52 0.005
Stroke 4.86 2.15-10.98 0.000 4.77 2.13-10.69 0.000
Myocardial infarction 2.07 1.14-3.77 0.017 2.20 1.29-3.77 0.004
Diabetes 0.68 0.30-1.57 0.370 - - -
Number of GP visits 0.95 0.63-1.42 0.789 - - -
Number of specialists visits 0.61 0.44-0.85 0.003 0.64 0.48-0.87 0.004
Prior hospital use 1.08 0.71-1.66 0.708 - - -
Prior paid home help use 2.19 0.91-5.27 0.079 2.42 1.05-5.58 0.038