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Table 3 Hospital admissions within 6 months after last scheduled primary care appointment

From: No-shows to primary care appointments: subsequent acute care utilization among diabetic patients

Parameter   Chi- Pr > Hazard 95% Hazard
   Square ChiSq Ratio Ratio
      Confidence
      Limits
Gender Male vs. Female 0.12 0.72 0.97 0.82–1.15
Age 31–45 vs. 18–30 0.29 0.59 0.89 0.59–1.35
  46–70 vs. 18–30 0.02 0.88 0.97 0.64–1.48
  ≥ 71 vs. 18–30 0.007 0.93 0.98 0.62–1.55
Race Black vs. White 0.39 0.53 1.05 0.90–1.24
  Other vs. White 0.27 0.61 1.18 0.63–2.23
  Unknown vs. White 3.85 0.05 0.57 0.33–1.00
Insurance Medicaid vs. Commercial 21.70 <0.0001 2.21 1.58–3.09
  Medicare vs. Commercial 15.19 <0.0001 1.67 1.29–2.16
  Self-Pay vs. Commercial 1.85 0.17 1.31 0.89–1.91
  County Tax-funded Program vs. Commercial 11.37 0.0007 1.55 1.20–2.00
Cardiovascular Yes vs. No 6.15 0.01 1.32 1.06–1.65
Nephropathy Yes vs. No 5.29 0.02 1.40 1.05–1.86
Charlson Score 2 vs. 1 3.21 0.07 1.22 0.98–1.52
  ≥ 3 vs. 1 29.22 <0.0001 2.05 1.58–2.66
Status at last scheduled primary care appointment and prior hospital admissions within 6 months Arrived and no prior - - - -
hospital admission     
Arrived and prior 117.01 <0.0001 3.84 3.01–4.90
hospital admission     
  No-showed and no prior hospital admission 1.84 0.17 0.83 0.63–1.09
  No-showed and prior hospital admission 152.09 <0.0001 6.13 4.60–8.18