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Table 4 Logistic regression model for going to the GP, the ED and secondary care in the past two months

From: Unique health care utilization patterns in a homeless population in Ghent

Variable Estimate SE Wald P* Odds ratio 95% CI
Contact with GP
Sex 0,607 0,249 5,926 0,015 1,835 1,126-2,993
Age       
18-29    19,895 0,001   
30-39 -0,146 0,313 0,218 0,641 0,864 0,468-1,595
40-49 0,070 0,305 0,052 0,819 1,071 0,589-1,951
50-59 1,173 0,359 10,672 0,001 3,233 1,599-6,537
60-65 1,242 0,457 7,381 0,007 3,462 1,413-8,480
Homeless in Ghent -1,292 0,266 23,523 0,000 3,641 2,160 -6,139
Contact with emergency department
Sex -0,032 0,475 0,005 0,946 0,969 0,382-2,456
Age       
18-29    5,929 0,205   
30-39 -0,107 0,450 0,057 0,811 0,898 0,372-2,168
40-49 -1,214 0,563 4,655 0,031 0,297 0,099-0,895
50-59 -0,743 0,621 1,434 0,231 0,476 0,141-1,605
60-65 0,149 0,866 0,030 0,863 1,161 0,213-6,339
Homeless in Ghent -2,592 0,490 28,016 0,000 13,351 5,114-34,857
Contact with secondary care
Sex 0,904 0,294 9,441 0,002 2,470 1,387-4,398
Age       
18-29    4,362 0,359   
30-39 0,391 0,359 1,187 0,276 1,478 0,732-2,986
40-49 -0,089 0,376 0,056 0,813 0,915 0,438-1,911
50-59 0,355 0,405 0,768 0,381 1,426 0,645-3,151
60-65 0,819 0,509 2,587 0,108 2,268 0,836-6,150
Homeless in Ghent -2,592 0,305 15,130 0,000 3,271 1,800-5,943
  1. * All significant results are indicated in bold.
  2. Nagelkerke R² contact with GP: 0,138. Nagelkerke R² contact with ED: 0,277, Nagelkerke R² contact with secondary care: 0,087