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Table 4 Adjusted odds ratio estimates for death 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 1.34 1.20, 1.50
  75-84 vs < 65 1.24 1.12, 1.37
  85+ vs < 65 1.66 1.50, 1.84
Female 0.60 0.56, 0.64
CHESS score * 1 vs 0 1.12 1.02, 1.23
  2 vs 0 1.63 1.48, 1.79
  3 vs 0 2.15 1.93, 2.38
  4 vs 0 2.21 1.81, 2.69
  5 vs 0 11.23 1.30, 54.86
Dementia 0.90 0.83,0.98
Injurious fall 1.27 1.15, 1.41
Medication related 1.29 1.07, 1.55
Delirium 1.95 1.60, 2.37
Sepsis 4.31 3.70, 5.02
Pneumonia 2.65 2.41, 2.92
  1. p-value < .002 for goodness-of-fit test.
  2. *The CHESS score is Changes in Health, End Stage Disease, Signs and Symptoms [16].