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Table 2 Empirical Results for the Mixed Effect Logit Model

From: Nurse staffing, direct nursing care hours and patient mortality in Taiwan: the longitudinal analysis of hospital nurse staffing and patient outcome study

  Coefficient
(z value)
OR
[95% CI]
Direct Nursing Care Hours -0.935 0.393
(if DNCH > Median) (-4.05)** [0.245, 0.617]
Nurse Manpower -0.530 0.589
(if Nurses > Median) (-2.38)* [0.381, 0.911]
Medical Center 0.017 1.017
  (0.05) [0.521, 1.988]
Regional Hospital 0.761 2.140
  (2.95)** [1.291, 3.546]
District Hospital
(Reference Group)
------ ------
Hospital Scale 0.100 1.105
(if # of Beds > Median) (0.47) [0.731, 1.670]
Age 0.597 1.816
(if > Median) (3.27)** [1.270, 2.598]
Length of Stay 0.696 2.007
(if LOS > Median) (4.08)** [1.436, 2.804]
Internal Medicine Ward -2.245
(-7.97)**
0.106
[0.061, 0.184]
Surgical Ward -3.785
(-11.03)**
0.023
[0.012, 0.044]
Comprehensive Ward -1.845
(-5.40)**
0.158
[0.081, 0.309]
Intensive Care Unit
(Reference Group)
------ ------
Time Variable -0.004
(-0.11)
------
Constant 2.512
(5.97)**
------
ICC with intercept only   65.30%  
ICC with final fitted model   38.58%  
  H0: Selected Model vs. HA: Saturated Model
Hosmer-Lemeshow Test χ df = 8 2 =8.20 p value = 0.41
  1. "**" and "*" represent 1% and 5% significance level, respectively