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Table 3 Results of the logistic regression

From: Factors related to and economic implications of inhospital death in German lung cancer patients - results of a Nationwide health insurance claims data based study

  OR a, b 95% CI a, c p-value
Age at death 0.985 0.98–0.989 < 0.0001
Sex
 Male vs female 0.95 0.87–1.04 0.2533
Survival in months 1.01 1.006–1.02 < 0.0001
Living in a nursing home 0.25 0.21–0.30 < 0.0001
Care level (reference = no care level)
 1 0.47 0.42–0.53 < 0.0001
 2 0.26 0.24–0.29 < 0.0001
 3 0.16 0.14–0.19 < 0.0001
Healthcare utilisation
 Number of hospital days d 1.04 1.036–1.05 < 0.0001
Palliative Care
 Inpatient palliative care 1.85 1.66–2.08 < 0.0001
 Outpatient palliative care 0.25 0.20–0.32 < 0.0001
Chemotherapy in last 30 days of life 1.61 1.46–1.77 < 0.0001
Charlson Comorbidities Groups
 Congestive Heart Failure 1.21 1.11–1.33 < 0.0001
 Renal Disease 1.19 1.08–1.32 0.0006
Body regions with Metastases
 Cerebral metastases 0.86 0.77–0.96 0.0050
  1. a Values are rounded to two decimals except if they would be rounded to exactly 1 then they are rounded to three decimals
  2. b Odds ratio
  3. c 95% confidence interval
  4. d Healthcare utilization by month survived between diagnosis and death