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Table 4 Hazard Ratio of death

From: Hospital discharge planning and continuity of care for aged people in an Italian local health unit: does the care-home model reduce hospital readmission and mortality rates?

  HR 95% CI
Gender   
Female 1  
Male 1.44 1.00–2.09
Age (years)   
64–74 1  
75–84 0.77 0.48–1.26
85+ 1.12 0.69–1.83
Primary diagnosis at admission   
Cardio-circulatory diseases 1  
Injury and poisonings 0.62 0.31–1.25
Cancers 3.27 1.93–5.55
Diseases of the respiratory system 1.84 1.01–3.34
Diseases of the digestive system 1.27 0.54–2.99
Other diseases 0.94 0.55–1.63
ADL at hospital admission   
Independent 1  
Partially dependent 0.57 0.26–1.24
Totally dependent 0.7 0.30–1.64
IADL at hospital admission   
Independent 1  
Partially dependent and Totally dependent 2.02 0.79–5.21
Typology of term-care   
Routine care 1  
Care home not followed by long term care intervention 1.15 0.77–1.74
Care home followed by long term care intervention 0.36 0.20–0.66
P-value of log partial likelihood ratio test <0.001   
  1. HR; hazard ratio
  2. CI; confidence interval
  3. ADL; activity of daily living
  4. IADL; instrumental activity of daily living.