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Table 3 Relative risk for transfer to hospital compared to home or nursing home

From: Associations between characteristics of the patients at municipal acute bed unit admission and further transfer to hospital: a prospective observational study

  Transfer to hospital crude Transfer to hospital adjusteda
N % RR 95% CI RR 95% CI
Gender
 Female 1790 21.5 1   1  
 Male 954 27.5 1.28 [1.11–1.48] 1.22 [1.05–1.42]
Age
 17–52 621 21.1 1   1  
 53–75 662 24.0 1.14 [0.91–1.42] 1.01 [0.80–1.28]
 76–85 706 25.9 1.23 [0.99–1.52] 1.04 [0.82–1.32]
 86–102 755 22.9 1.09 [0.87–1.35] 0.95 [0.74–1.21]
Comorbidities
 0 900 20.9 1   1  
 1 883 24.8 1.19 [0.99–1.42] 1.15 [0.95–1.39]
 2 609 27.3 1.30 [1.09–1.57] 1.15 [0.94–1.40]
 3+ 320 21.3 1.02 [0.80–1.29] 0.86 [0.67–1.11]
TEWS
 0 757 19.6 1   1  
 1 632 18.7 0.95 [0.77–1.19] 0.96 [0.77–1.20]
 2 589 21.7 1.11 [0.90–1.37] 1.11 [0.89–1.37]
 3 341 31.1 1.59 [1.28–1.98] 1.58 [1.26–1.98]
 4 154 34.4 1.76 [1.35–2.30] 1.73 [1.32–2.27]
 5 63 46.0 2.35 [1.74–3.19] 2.30 [1.68–3.17]
 6–9 52 53.9 2.75 [2.05–3.69] 2.61 [1.90–3.60]
  1. aIn the adjusted model n = 2557, due to missing in TEWS (n = 156) and comorbidities (additional n = 31)