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Table 5 Association of Socio-economic position (SEP) with Prolonged length of stay (LOS) for children with only one admission in the year of study (n=1925)

From: Length of paediatric inpatient stay, socio-economic status and hospital configuration: a retrospective cohort study

   Model 1 Model 2 Model 3 Model 4
LOS IDACI (quartiles) OR 95% CI p value OR 95% CI p value OR 95% CI p value OR 95% CI p value
≥ to 1.8 days (mean) 1st (least) 1.00 - - 1.00 - - 1.00 - - 1.00 - -
2nd 1.01 0.78, 1.32 0.941 1.00 0.76, 1.31 0.999 0.97 0.73, 1.29 0.842 1.03 0.81, 1.30 0.824
3rd 1.23 0.95, 1.61 0.120 1.21 0.92, 1.59 0.170 1.17 0.88, 1.55 0.288 1.24 0.98, 1.57 0.068
4th (most) 0.88 0.67, 1.16 0.357 0.84 0.63, 1.12 0.244 0.86 0.64, 1.16 0.325 0.96 0.75, 1.23 0.746
≥to 4 days 1st (least) 1.00 - - 1.00 - - 1.00 - - 1.00 - -
2nd 1.32 0.94, 1.84 0.107 1.28 0.91, 1.81 0.159 1.24 0.87, 1.76 0.240 1.23 0.89, 1.75 0.262
3rd 1.21 0.86, 1.70 0.280 1.15 0.81, 1.64 0.438 1.12 0.78, 1.60 0.549 1.11 0.77, 1.60 0.576
4th (most) 0.89 0.62, 1.28 0.520 0.81 0.55, 1.18 0.277 0.82 0.56, 1.20 0.307 0.84 0.57, 1.23 0.376
>24 hours (median) 1st (least) 1.00 - - 1.00 - - 1.00 - - 1.00 - -
2nd 1.13 0.82, 1.57 0.446 1.08 0.77, 1.50 0.665 1.08 0.76, 1.52 0.675 1.04 0.72, 1.52 0.821
3rd 0.98 0.71, 1.35 0.8961 0.93 0.67, 1.29 0.650 0.87 0.62, 1.22 0.421 0.90 0.62, 1.31 0.584
4th (most) 0.91 0.66, 1.26 0.582 0.88 0.63, 1.22 0.433 0.93 0.66, 1.30 0.664 0.96 0.66, 1.39 0.545
   IRR 95% CI p value IRR 95% CI p value IRR 95% CI p value IRR 95% CI p value
Days 1st (least) ref - - ref - - ref - - ref - -
2nd 1.13 0.95, 1.19 0.069 1.09 0.96, 1.25 0.191 1.07 0.94, 1.22 0.327 1.06 0.93, 1.21 0.421
3rd 1.17 1.02, 1.34 0.021 1.13 0.99, 1.30 0.070 1.12 0.98, 1.28 0.098 1.11 0.97, 1.27 0.119
4th (most) 1.01 0.83, 1.16 0.894 0.95 0.83, 1.10 0.511 0.97 0.84, 1.11 0.622 0.98 0.85, 1.12 0.7595