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Table 4 Logistic regression for ACSC hospitalizations using the number of chronic conditions as the explanatory variable

From: The impact of multiple chronic diseases on hospitalizations for ambulatory care sensitive conditions

Independent variable Sig Odds ratio 95 % CI
Number of chronic conditions <0.001 1.35 (1.34-1.35)
Age groups    
 41 to 45 years <0.001 .34 (0.32-0.35)
 46 to 50 years <0.001 .42 (0.41-0.43)
 51 to 55 years <0.001 .47 (0.46-0.49)
 56 to 60 years <0.001 .56 (0.54-0.57)
 61 to 65 years <0.001 .60 (0.59-0.61)
 66 to 70 years <0.001 .68 (0.67-0.70)
 71 to 75 years <0.001 .80 (0.79-0.82)
Gender <0.001 1.23 (1.21-1.24)
Predictive accuracy of the model: 95.4 %    
Omnibus tests: p < 0.001    
Area under the curve: 0.762