Table 3

Association with end-of-life hospital referral*
OR (95% CI)
Cancer 5.1 (1.7-15.8)
Cardiovascular problems 8.3 (2.9-24,0)
Digestive problems 2.5 (1.4-4.6)
Endocrine, metabolic, and nutritional problems 2.5 (1.4-4.5)
Receiving professional nursing care 0.2 (0.1-0.5)
Information transfer by GP 0.4 (0.2-1.0)

*Stepwise backward multivariate logistic regression analysis.

The model demonstrated good calibration performance according to the Hosmer-Lemeshow goodness-of-fit test (P = 0.97) and a discriminatory ability of the area under the curve (AUC) of 0.83.

De Korte-Verhoef et al.

De Korte-Verhoef et al. BMC Family Practice 2012 13:89   doi:10.1186/1471-2296-13-89

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