Table 6

Multiple adjusted odds ratios of stepwise logistic regression analyses on the use of VNS in higher care level (Care levels 3–5)
OR 95% CI
Sex (female = 1, male = 0) 0.92 0.42–1.99
Age (under75 = 1, 75 and over = 0) 1.82 0.79–4.51
Care-needs level
Care-needs level 3 1.00*
Care-needs level 4 1.39 0.58–3.30
Care-needs level 5 3.63 1.56–8.66
Income level (higher income level = 1, lower income level = 0) 3.79 1.01–14.25
Regular hospital visits before entry into the LTCI (yes = 1, no = 0) 2.36 1.11–5.38
Goodness-of-fit statistics1 (χ2, p) 9.41 0.22

1 The Hosmer and Lemeshow Goodness-of-Fit Test.

* Reference.

Kashiwagi et al.

Kashiwagi et al. BMC Geriatrics 2013 13:1   doi:10.1186/1471-2318-13-1

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