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Table 5 Logistic regression analysis of inappropriate admission of children inpatients (n = 771)

From: Determinants of inappropriate admissions of children to county hospitals: a cross-sectional study from rural China

Variable AOR 95% CI
Step-1
 County (Dingyuan)
  Weiyuan 0.685 0.355–1.321
  Huining 0.506 0.275–0.929
  Yilong 2.116 1.056–4.239
  Gender of patients (Male) 0.976 0.686–1.389
 Age of patients, (years) (Less than 1)
  1–5 1.688 0.920–3.098
  6–9 1.472 0.724–2.995
  10–14 1.204 0.539–2.690
  Whether patients get insurance compensation (Yes) 1.275 0.663–2.452
  Normal heath of patients (Good) 0.562 0.309–1.024
  Department (Paediatrics) 0.185 0.094–0.363
  Day of the week of admission (Saturday- Sunday) 0.685 0.459–1.023
 Disease category (Respiratory disease)
  Digestive disease 1.248 0.686–2.272
  Injury and poisoning 0.346 0.142–0.844
  Conditions originating in perinatal period 0.245 0.115–0.523
  Infectious Diseases 1.053 0.533–2.082
  Symptoms and signs 0.458 0.172–1.218
  Circulatory disease 1.304 0.341–4.979
  Others 0.556 0.276–1.120
  Admitted Emergency (Yes) 1.095 0.654–1.834
 LOS, (days) (Less than 5)
  5–8 0.634 0.432–0.932
  More than 9 0.505 0.266–0.958
 Age of doctors, (years) (Less than 36)
  36–45 1.646 0.929–2.915
  More than 46 1.264 0.756–2.113
  Educational background of doctors (Junior college and below) 0.994 0.580–1.703
 The degree to which doctors believe they have autonomy in clinical decision-making (Low)
  Moderate 0.632 0.307–1.301
  High 0.904 0.492–1.662
 The degree to which doctors believe they can understand the patient’s feelings (Low)
  Moderate 0.555 0.317–0.971
  High 2.156 0.789–5.889
 The degree to which doctors think tensions between doctors and patients (Low)
  Moderate 0.823 0.433–1.567
  High 0.654 0.297–1.440
  Constant 5.930  
Step-9
 County (Dingyuan)
  Weiyuan 0.597 0.346–1.031
  Huining 0.468 0.281–0.777
  Yilong 1.752 1.034–2.969
  Normal heath (Good) 0.545 0.305–0.974
  Department (Paediatrics) 0.173 0.092–0.324
  Day of the week of admission (Saturday- Sunday) 0.690 0.465–1.024
 Disease category (Respiratory disease)
  Digestive disease 1.305 0.728–2.339
  Injury and poisoning 0.401 0.165–0.970
  Conditions originating in perinatal period 0.215 0.104–0.446
  Infectious Diseases 1.058 0.539–2.077
  Symptoms and signs 0.536 0.206–1.396
  Circulatory disease 1.219 0.335–4.438
  Others 0.553 0.279–1.098
 LOS, (days) (Less than 5)
  5–8 0.642 0.440–0.936
  More than 9 days 0.501 0.266–0.945
 The degree to which doctors believe they can understand the patient’s feelings (Low)
  Moderate 0.697 0.446–1.091
  High 2.302 0.862–6.149
  Constant 6.694