Skip to main content

Table 5 Multilevel logistic regression model analysis of inappropriate admission

From: Current level and determinants of inappropriate admissions to township hospitals under the new rural cooperative medical system in China: a cross-sectional study

  Parameter estimate Standard error χ 2 P Adjusted OR
Fixed part:      
  Constant 1.010 0.457 4.880 0.027
  Age (baseline: less than 20)      
  20–39 0.939 0.368 6.503 0.011 2.557
  40–59 1.017 0.314 10.479 < 0.01 2.765
  More than 59 0.985 0.307 10.330 < 0.01 2.678
  Department (baseline: Internal medicine)      
  Surgery -1.140 0.222 26.443 < 0.01 0.320
  Pediatrics -0.109 0.564 0.037 0.847 0.897
  Other -0.750 0.259 8.376 < 0.01 0.472
  Admitted severity -1.757 0.136 165.88 < 0.01 0.173
  Disease (baseline: Respiratory disease)      
  Urinary disease -0.518 0.226 5.245 0.022 0.596
  Circulatory disease 0.402 0.172 5.464 0.019 1.495
  Digestive disease 0.037 0.275 0.018 0.893 1.038
  Injury and poison -0.814 0.336 5.870 0.015 0.443
  Symptoms -0.297 0.293 1.026 0.311 0.743
  Bones and muscles 1.301 0.271 22.97 < 0.01 3.673
  Other -0.395 0.483 0.671 0.413 0.674
Random part:      
  Hospital variance 0.850 0.388 4.796 0.028
  Patient scale parameter 1 0.00
  1. Note: Admitted severity is included in the analysis by order of ranked data.