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Table 3 Unadjusted and adjusted odds ratio estimates for therapeutic self-care in relation to adverse events

From: Examining the relationship between therapeutic self-care and adverse events for home care clients in Ontario, Canada: a retrospective cohort study

Adverse events Odds Ratio (OR) for therapeutic self-care 95% confidence interval p-value
New Hospital Visit Unadjusted OR 0.63 0.56, 0.96 0.03
Adjusted OR 0.74
New ADL Decline Unadjusted OR 0.60 0.40, 0.84 0.04
Adjusted OR 0.58
New Fall Unadjusted OR 0.63 0.42, 0.99 0.05
Adjusted OR 0.64
Unintended Weight Loss Unadjusted OR 0.52 0.34, 0.99 0.05
Adjusted OR 0.58
Non-Compliance/Adherence with Medication Unadjusted OR 0.46 0.25, 0.78 <0.01
Adjusted OR 0.45
New ER Visit Unadjusted OR 1.25 0.97, 1.53 0.09
Adjusted OR 1.22
Newly Detected Urinary Tract Infection Unadjusted OR 1.47 0.90, 3.36 0.09
Adjusted OR 1.74
New Pressure Ulcer/Ulcer Deterioration Unadjusted OR 2.62 0.72, 13.87 0.13
Adjusted OR 3.15
New Caregiver Distress Unadjusted OR 1.11 0.89, 2.00 0.16
Adjusted OR 1.34