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Table 2 Adjusted Hazards Ratios (AHRs) from the Mortality Models.

From: Dual use of Medicare and the Veterans Health Administration: are there adverse health outcomes?

The Four Comparison Groups   
  AHRs (95% C.I.)
Veterans Who Over-Reported (Dual Use of VHA & Medicare) 1.561** (1.120, 2.177)
Veterans Who Accurately Reported 1.168 (0.982, 1.389)
Non-Veterans Who Over-Reported 0.775 (0.529, 1.136)
Non-Veterans Who Accurately Reported (Reference Group) 1.000  
Covariates   
Age 1.099*** (1.083, 1.115)
Race   
   White (reference group) 1.000  
   Hispanic 0.868 (0.587, 1.284)
   African American 0.809 (0.609, 1.074)
   Other Race 0.843 (0.445, 1.598)
High School Education 1.033 (0.867, 1.231)
HH Income < $15,000 0.872 (0.722, 1.052)
Total Wealth <= $19,000 1.061 (0.857, 1.313)
Self-Rated Health:   
   Excellent 0.757 (0.571, 1.004)
   Very Good 0.752* (0.604, 0.936)
   Good (reference group) 1.000  
   Fair 1.162 (0.958, 1.408)
   Poor 1.574*** (1.210, 2.049)
ADLs 0.946 (0.849, 1.055)
IADLs 1.110* (1.017, 1.211)
Cancer 1.203 (0.983, 1.473)
Diabetes 1.311* (1.054, 1.630)
Heart Disease 1.197* (1.023, 1.401)
Lung Disease 1.458*** (1.179, 1.802)
Stroke 1.439** (1.154, 1.794)
Cognitive Status (TICS-7) 0.945*** (0.920, 0.971)
CES-D Symptoms 1.039 (0.995, 1.084)
Hospitalized 1.108 (0.893, 1.374)
Selection Bias Adjustment   
Propensity Score 0.893 (0.381, 2.093)
Intervening Variable   
Any ACSC Admission 1.874*** (1.552, 2.262)
  1. Note: Weighted analyses adjust for the unequal probabilities of selection due either to the multi-stage cluster sampling design and/or the over-sampling.
  2. *p < .05 **p < .01 ***p < .001