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Table 2 Variables statistically significant in explaining NFT status in logistic regressions, for residents with length of stay 90 days or more, in three individual states and combined

From: Beyond section Q: prioritizing nursing home residents for transition to the community

Variable Three states (N = 17,476) Arkansas (N = 4,693) Illinois (N = 11,204) Michigan (N = 1,578)
  OR Signif OR Signif OR Signif OR Signif
c-statistic 0.908 0.949 0.903 0.875
Age category   <.0001   <.0001   <.0001   <.0001
  Under 55 years 12.606 <.0001 71.088 <.0001 3.449 0.2970 13.630 0.0003
  55 to 64 years 12.137 <.0001 20.551 0.0035 7.336 <.0001 12.880 <.0001
  65 to 74 years 7.197 0.0028 7.154 0.9699 4.289 0.0379 9.414 0.0088
  75 to 84 years 2.708 <.0001 1.665 0.0014 1.220 0.0060 3.873 0.0188
  85 or more years (reference)         
ADL Hierarchy category   0.0013     0.0018   
  Independent (0, 1) 1.333 0.7779    6.721 0.0004   
  Somewhat dependent (2, 3, 4) 1.991 0.0003    3.746 0.2740   
  Dependent (reference)         
Task segmentation 0.363 <.0001    0.543 0.0236 0.619 0.0204
Quadriplegia/hemiplegia/paraplegia 2.832 <.0001 2.940 0.0199    3.048 <.0001
CPS category   0.0480   0.0006     
  Intact (0, 1) (reference)         
  Impaired (2, 3, 4) 0.707 0.7483 See note      
  Severely impaired (5, 6) 0.423 0.1569 See note      
Cognitive deterioration      3.024 0.0111   
Communication problem 0.581 0.0019    0.219 0.0001 0.470 0.0010
Involved in activities   >1/3 of time 2.691 0.0050       
Behavior problem (any) 0.687 0.0206       
Depression (DRS > =2) 1.481 0.0065    1.693 0.0336 1.720 0.0114
Schizophrenia 0.320 <.0001       
Hearing problem 1.537 0.0467      2.137 0.0189
Diabetes    0.267 0.0048     
Any cardiac diagnosis 1.541 0.0033       
RUG-III CMI category   0.0005   0.0095     <.0001
  .46 to .57 (reference)         
  .58 to .72 0.762 0.2785 0.256 0.7959    0.561 0.0530
  .73 to .91 0.775 0.0753 0.392 0.5629    0.427 0.1530
  .92 to 1.09 0.433 0.0188 0.195 0.3389    0.178 0.0021
  1.10 to 1.25 0.597 0.9415 0.423 0.7158    0.209 0.2315
  1.26 to 1.70 0.338 0.0032 0.097 0.1193    0.143 0.0004
LOS category   <.0001     <.0001   <.0001
  Under 60 days   NA       
  60 to 89 days   NA       
  90 to 179 days 2.189 0.4501    8.980 0.0007 0.724 0.0006
  180 to 364 days 2.931 0.0002    7.229 0.0058 1.801 0.0738
  365 to 729 days 2.427 0.0634    4.727 0.5503 2.572 0.0002
  730 days or more (reference)         
Residents prefers return to community (Q1a) 3.732 <.0001 14.946 <.0001 2.222 0.0028 2.237 0.0004
Support person positive about discharge (Q1b) 2.938 <.0001    2.074 0.0329 3.217 <.0001
  1. Note: For the Arkansas sample, there were no NFT observations within the CPS Severely Impaired category. Thus, the CPS coefficients cannot be estimated. OR = Odds Ratio; Signf = Significance.
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