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Table 3 Hierarchical Poisson regression models estimation for HIV/AIDS LOS, 2009–2014

From: HIV/AIDS length of stay in Portugal under financial constraints: a longitudinal study for public hospitals, 2009–2014

Variables Model 1 Model 2
Coefficient p-value Coefficient p-value
Intercept 1.668 < 0.001 1.837 < 0.001
Gender (Female) −0.041 0.001 −0.039 0.011
Age −0.001 0.118 −0.001 0.137
Year 2010 (reference 2009) −0.060 0.006 −0.092 < 0.001
Year 2011 (reference 2009) −0.068 0.003 − 0.109 < 0.001
Year 2012 (reference 2009) −0.135 < 0.001 −0.186 < 0.001
Year 2013 (reference 2009) −0.214 < 0.001 −0.268 < 0.001
Year 2014 (reference 2009) −0.238 < 0.001 −0.262 < 0.001
No. secondary diagnoses 0.044 < 0.001 0.043 < 0.001
No. procedures 0.084 < 0.001 0.085 < 0.001
Urgent admission −0.069 < 0.001 − 0.068 < 0.001
Readmission within 30 days − 0.039 0.079 − 0.040 0.080
In-hospital mortality −0.139 < 0.001 −0.142 < 0.001
HIV/AIDS as principal diagnosis 0.084 < 0.001 0.085 < 0.001
Pneumocystis pneumonia −0.131 < 0.001 −0.129 < 0.001
Hepatitis C −0.126 < 0.001 −0.126 < 0.001
Tuberculosis 0.392 < 0.001 0.391 < 0.001
Hospital merge 0.081 0.001 0.046 0.066
Current ratio − 0.144 < 0.001