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Table 5 Predictors of mortality (controlled for age and gender*) **

From: Predicting mortality of residents at admission to nursing home: A longitudinal cohort study

   95% Confidence Interval for
Exp(B)
 
  Hazard ratio - Exp(B) Lower Upper p-value
ADL Long Scale#     < 0.001
1 = 0-3 1    
2 = 4-9 1.17 0.95 1.43 0.134
3 = 10-17 1.33 1.08 1.63 0.007
4 = 18-28 1.80 1.45 2.23 < 0.001
The Changes in Health Scale##     < 0.001
0 1    
1 1.18 0.98 1.41 0.079
2 1.61 1.35 1.93 < 0.001
3 2.16 1.70 2.75 < 0.001
4 3.95 3.08 5.07 < 0.001
5 16.18 11.41 22.95 < 0.001
Index of Social Engagement###     0.007
6 1    
5 1.36 0.94 1.97 0.102
4 1.19 0.86 1.65 0.303
3 1.32 0.96 1.81 0.092
2 1.49 1.09 2.04 0.013
1 1.62 1.19 2.22 0.002
0 1.63 1.22 2.19 0.001
Admitted from     0.011
Private home, with and without
home help
1    
Board and care/assisted
living/group home
1.11 0.86 1.45 0.417
Nursing home/nursing ward 1.09 0.88 1.37 0.408
Acute care hospital/
rehabilitation hospital
1.27 1.10 1.47 0.001
  1. *Cox regression was performed controlling for age in four age groups (50-79, 80-84, 85-89, 90-104) and gender
  2. **Variables entered into the Cox regression were: ADL Long Scale, CHESS, ISE, admitted from, pain scale, CPS and DRS.
  3. # Score 0 = independent or only needs supervision; Score 28 = severe impairment in all four ADL activities
  4. ## Score 0 = stable condition; Score 5 = highly unstable and in risk of death, hospitalization, pain, caregiver stress and poor self-rated health.
  5. ### Score 6 = much initiative and participates in social activities; Score 0 = severe withdrawal from social engagement