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Table 3 Adjusted odds ratio estimates for long-term care facility placement among Ontario HC clients with at least one RAI-HC assessment

From: Adverse events among Ontario home care clients associated with emergency room visit or hospitalization: a retrospective cohort study

Variable Adjusted odds ratio 95% confidence interval
Age (years) 65-74 vs <65 1.82 1.49, 2.23
  75-84 vs <65 2.52 2.11, 3.02
  85+ vs < 65 3.31 2.76, 3.95
Female 1.14 1.04, 1.24
MAPLe score 2 vs 1 1.45 1.16, 1.81
  3 vs 1 2.82 2.38, 3.33
  4 vs 1 3.42 2.88, 4.06
  5 vs 1 4.86 4.02, 5.88
Dementia 1.79 1.63, 1.98
Injurious fall 1.31 1.15, 1.49
Sepsis 0.43 0.26, 0.72
Pneumonia 0.70 0.65, 0.97
  1. p-value = 0.4531 for goodness-of-fit test.
  2. The MAPLe score is the Method for Assigning Priority Levels (MAPLe) algorithm for LTC home placement, using data based on the RAI-HC [15].