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Table 2 Factors associated with being cared for somewhere other than in the Toulouse public funding University Hospital (UH) among patients treated by standard regimens (RCHOP or RCHVP) (n = 294)

From: The care center influences the management of lymphoma patients in a universal health care system: an observational cohort study

   Being cared for the public funding community hospitals (CH) instead of in UH Being cared for in the private funding for-profit hospitals (PH) instead of in UH
Model 1a Model 1b
   OR [95 % CI] p-value OR [95 % CI] p-value
Age (tertile) t1 (until 59y) 1     1    
t2 (60y to 72y) 0.9 [0.4; 1.9] 0.777 0.9 [0.4; 1.8] 0.749
t3 (73y and more) 1.3 [0.5; 3.6] 0.586 2.1 [0.8; 5.2] 0.127
Gender Men 1     1    
Women 0.9 [0.5; 1.8] 0.818 0.6 [0.4; 1.2] 0.152
Comorbidity None 1     1    
At least 1 1.2 [0.6; 2.3] 0.676 0.9 [0.5; 1.7] 0.795
Performance status Normal 1     1    
Degraded 4.3 [1.9; 9.5] 0.000 2.2 [0.9; 5.1] 0.072
Distance to the care center (km) Up to 13 km 1     1    
14 – 41 km 1.5 [0.7; 3.3] 0.296 0.5 [0.2; 1.1] 0.070
At least 42 km 0.5 [0.2; 1.3] 0.158 0.2 [0.1; 0.5] 0.000
Social deprivation index Highly favored 1     1    
Favored 3.2 [1.1; 9.4] 0.033 2.0 [0.7; 5.2] 0.182
Intermediate 2.7 [1.0; 7.6] 0.054 1.8 [0.7; 4.5] 0.184
Deprived 2.5 [0.9; 6.7] 0.073 0.7 [0.3; 1.9] 0.519
Highly deprived 2.4 [0.7; 7.5] 0.143 1.6 [0.6; 4.1] 0.370
Stage I/II 1     1    
  III/IV 0.9 [0.4; 1.7] 0.645 0.5 [0.3; 0.9] 0.026
B symptoms Absence 1     1    
  Presence 1.6 [0.7; 4.0] 0.271 0.6 [0.2; 1.7] 0.356
Lactate dehydrogenase Normal 1     1    
Elevated 0.3 [0.1; 0.6] 0.000 0.6 [0.3; 1.2] 0.145
  1. Global p-values in model 1a age: p = 0.704, social deprivation index: p = 0.226, distance to the care center: p < 0.055; in model 1b age: p = 0.135, social deprivation index: p = 0.186, distance to the care center: p = 0.001