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Table 3 Factors Associated with Admission in Logistic Regression Analysis

From: Factors associated with low-acuity hospital admissions in a public safety-net setting: a cross-sectional study

  Odds Ratio (95%CI) P
Patient Age
 18–30 Reference  
 31–50 1.0 (0.3–3.2) 0.96
 51–65 1.7 (0.5–5.5) 0.37
  > 65 3.5 (1.1–11.6) 0.039
Living Situation
 Stable housing Reference  
 Unstable housing/homeless 3.3 (1.7–6.4) 0.001
 Institution (SNF/AFH/Jail) 1.3 (0.5–3.2) 0.59
“Off-hours” presentation 2.0 (1.1–3.5) 0.020
Appropriateness
 Probably Reference  
 Probably NOT 0.02 (0.01–0.06) < 0.0001
 Definitely NOT 0.03 (0.01–0.09) < 0.0001
  1. Number of obs 449, LRchi2 = 172.27, p = 0.0000, pseudoR2 = 0.3562