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Table 3 Adjusted odds ratios for age $

From: Using routine data to monitor inequalities in an acute trust: a retrospective study

  Bariatric surgery Cholecystectomy Coronary angioplasty Hip replacement Inguinal hernia repair Knee replacement Mastectomy
  Age aOR (95% CI) Age aOR (95% CI) Age aOR (95% CI) Age aOR (95% CI) Age aOR (95% CI) Age aOR (95% CI) Age aOR (95% CI)
Waiting time 18-44 1 18-44 1 18-54 1 18-64 1 18-44 1 18-64 1 18-54 1
  45-54 0.77 (0.46-1.28) 45-54 1.79 (1.16-2.74)† 55-64 1.13 (0.82-1.57) 65-74 0.74 (0.49-1.12) 45-54 0.75 (0.40-1.40) 65-74 1.11 (0.80-1.55) 55-64 0.65 (0.46-0.92)
  55+ 0.98 (0.55-1.76) 55-64 1.51 (0.95-2.40) 65-74 0.97 (0.70-1.34) 75-84 0.70 (0.44-1.11) 55-64 0.66 (0.38-1.14) 75-84 1.02 (0.70-1.48) 65-74 0.75 (0.50-1.11)
    65+ 1.57 (1.00-2.47) 75+ 1.10 (0.76-1.60) 85+ 0.71 (0.29-1.75) 65-74 0.93 (0.56-1.55) 85+ 1.07 (0.50-2.29) 75+ 1.20 (0.74-1.94)
          75+ 0.78 (0.45-1.34)     
Length of stay 18-44 1 18-44 1 18-54 1 18-64 1 18-44 1 18-64 1 18-54 1
  45-54 1.86 (1.01-3.43) 45-54 1.53 (0.82-2.87) 55-64 1.33 (0.85-2.09) 65-74 1.09 (0.66-1.81) 45-54 1.18 (0.53-2.63) 65-74 1.45 (0.96-2.18) 55-64 0.86 (0.60-1.24)
  55+ 1.32 (0.60-2.90) 55-64 2.30 (1.24-4.28)† 65-74 1.62 (1.05-2.49) 75-84 3.43 (2.12-5.55)† 55-64 1.18 (0.59-2.36) 75-84 3.47 (2.29-5.24)† 65-74 0.44 (0.26-0.73)†
    65+ 4.39 (2.51-7.67)† 75+ 2.08 (1.30-3.34)† 85+ 9.02 (4.00-20.33)† 65-74 1.81 (0.96-3.44) 85+ 11.62 (5.76-23.47)† 75+ 2.37 (1.48-3.79)†
          75+ 2.48 (1.30-4.73)†     
Readmissions 18-44 1 18-44 1 18-54 1 18-64 1 18-44   18-64 1 18-54 1
  45-54 1.47 (0.71-3.04) 45-54 1.43 (0.68-3.00) 55-64 0.76 (0.41-1.38) 65-74 1.80 (0.84-3.84) 45-54   65-74 1.02 (0.59-1.91) 55-64 1.35 (0.74-2.47)
  55+ 1.00 (0.38-2.67) 55-64 1.06 (0.46-2.47) 65-74 0.89 (0.50-1.57) 75-84 2.86 (1.34-6.07)† 55-64   75-84 1.34 (0.72-2.49) 65-74 0.68 (0.30-1.57)
    65+ 1.19 (0.54-2.63) 75+ 0.93 (0.48-1.79) 85+ 8.08 (2.92-22.38)† 65-74   85+ 1.31 (0.42-4.04) 75+ 0.85 (0.31-2.36)
  1. † Significant at p < 0.01 level.
  2. $ Adjusting for sex, ethnicity, social deprivation and comorbidity.