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Table 3 Multiple logistic regression model of the association between the presence of an informal caregiver and EDVH within 180 days of admission to Toronto Central CCAC home care

From: The effect of informal caregiver support on utilization of acute health services among home care clients: a prospective observational study

Variable Adjusted OR (95% CI)
Presence of an Informal Caregiver 1.16 (0.80–1.69)
Age 0.99 (0.97–1.01)
Gender (female vs. male) 0.82 (0.56–1.22)
Felt they had poor health 1.68 (1.11–2.56)*
Experienced ADL decline in last 90 days 1.33 (0.88–2.04)
Severe cardiac disorders 1.54 (1.04–2.29)*
Pulmonary diseases 1.99 (1.16–3.47)*
  1. *p < .05