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Table 3 Multilevel logistic regression models for HVN service use

From: Measurement of special access to home visit nursing services among Japanese disabled elderly people: using GIS and claim data

  CrudeOdds ratio (95% CI) Adjusted Odds ratio
Individual variables
 Age (years) 0.96 (0.95–0.97) 0.97 (0.95–0.97)
 Sex (women = 1, men = 0) 0.72 (0.60–0.88) 0.89 (0.72–0.89)
 Care level 5 (care level 5 = 1, care level 4 = 0) 2.00 (1.60–2.49) 2.05 (1.64–2.05)
 Cancer (present = 1, absent = 0) 1.62 (1.21–2.17) 1.66 (1.18–1.66)
 Cerebral vascular disorder (present = 1, absent = 0) 1.91 (1.60–2.29) 1.72 (1.41–1.72)
 Neurological disorder (present = 1, absent = 0) 2.30 (1.88–2.29) 2.04 (1.52–2.04)
Municipality variables
 Reachable proportion 1.17 (0.57–2.40) 1.94 (1.27–1.94)
 Quality of coordination between physicians and care managers 1.33 (1.15–1.53) 1.40 (1.23–1.60)
 Number of elderly population 1.00 (0.99–1.00) 1.00 (0.99–1.01)
 Proportion of home-dwelling disabled population 1.01 (0.99–1.04) 1.00 (0.97–1.03)
 Constant term
Model fitness
 Akaike information criterion 12637.75
 Bayesian information criterion 12643.62
  1. HVN home visiting nurse
  2. Crude Odds ratio was calculated in univariate analysis with multilevel analysis