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Table 3 Logistic regression model for rating ED visit as beneficial

From: Emergency department consultations for respiratory symptoms revisited: exploratory investigation of longitudinal trends in patients’ perspective on care, health care utilization, and general and mental health, from a multicenter study in Berlin, Germany

Rating of ED visit as beneficial, 304 complete cases
Independent variable Coefficient B Standard error p value Odds ratio OR 95% CI lower bound OR 95% CI upper bound
Age −0.011 0.010 0.249 0.989 0.970 1.008
Sex (male) 0.917 0.335 0.006 2.501 1.298 4.819
Pneumonia 1.079 0.458 0.018 2.941 1.199 7.214
Respiratory failure 1.542 0.638 0.016 4.676 1.338 16.342
Self-referral 0.854 0.344 0.013 2.350 1.197 4.613
Triage (higher urgency) 0.305 0.335 0.363 1.357 0.703 2.619
Educationa -intermediate −0.160 0.450 0.721 0.852 0.353 2.056
-high −0.252 0.481 0.600 0.777 0.303 1.996
Migrantb −0.303 0.418 0.469 0.739 0.326 1.676
  1. Model performance metrics: AUC 0.74; Nagelkerke’s R2 0.17; Hosmer-Lemeshow test χ2 = 7.302, df = 8, p = 0.504
  2. aEducation: CASMIN-scale, trichotomized, reference category: low
  3. bMigrant: first generation (not born in Germany)