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Table 5 Predictors for specialist contacts in the year after institutionalization (odds ratios and 95% confidence intervals; n = 18,779)

From: Are there changes in medical specialist contacts after transition to a nursing home? an analysis of German claims data

  Dentist Ophthalmologist Surgeon ENT specialist Dermatologist Urologist Neurologist/Psychiatrist
Men (ref = woman) 1.02 (0.95–1.09) 1.0 (0.92–1.1) 0.85 (0.78–0.92) 0.96 (0.89–1.05) 1.25 (1.15–1.37) 3.24 (2.95–3.55) 1.02 (0.95–1.10)
Age
 65–74 y 1.33 (1.11–1.59) 1.06 (0.86–1.30) 1.25 (1.02–1.55) 0.45 (0.37–0.55) 0.92 (0.73–1.16) 1.66 (1.25–2.22) 2.35 (1.92–2.88)
 75–84 y 1.29 (1.09–1.51) 1.07 (0.88–1.29) 1.26 (1.04–1.52) 0.56 (0.47–0.67) 0.93 (0.75–1.14) 1.52 (1.16–2.0) 1.92 (1.60–2.32)
 85–94 y 1.09 (0.92–1.28) 1.10 (0.92–1.33) 1.09 (0.90–1.32) 0.72 (0.61–0.86) 0.94 (0.77–1.16) 1.25 (0.96–1.65) 1.44 (1.20–1.73)
 95+ y (ref) 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Care level
 1 1.36 (1.17–1.59) 2.12 (1.73–2.60) 1.82 (1.50–2.22) 1.40 (1.15–1.69) 1.01 (0.83–1.23) 0.60 (0.49–0.74) 0.93 (0.79–1.09)
 2 1.27 (1.09–1.49) 1.50 (1.22–1.84) 1.51 (1.23–1.85) 1.34 (1.10–1.63) 1.02 (0.83–1.26) 0.96 (0.78–1.17) 1.10 (0.94–1.30)
 3 (ref) 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Dementia (ref = no dementia) 1.05 (0.98–1.11) 0.73 (0.68–0.79) 0.82 (0.77–0.88) 0.84 (0.78–0.90) 0.98 (0.91–1.07) 0.67 (0.61–0.74) 1.49 (1.39–1.59)
Contact one year before (ref = no contact) 3.08 (2.90–3.27) 5.36 (5.01–5.74) 2.76 (2.59–2.97) 3.60 (3.34–3.88) 4.11 (3.77–4.48) 8.80 (7.96–9.72) 5.20 (4.82–5.61)
  1. Abbreviation: ENT Ear, nose and throat