Table 3

Relationship between quality of care and the occurrence of stroke(Odds Ratio and 95% CI)

MODEL 1

MODEL 2

MODEL 3


Care:

Optimal

1.00 (ref.)

1.00 (ref.)

1.00 (ref.)

Sub-optimal

0.60 (0.24–1.53)

0.64 (0.25–1.65)

0.82 (0.29–2.30)

Sex:

Male

1.00 (ref.)

1.00 (ref.)

Female

0.90 (0.36–2.30)

0.61 (0.22–1.72)

Age:

1.03 (0.98–1.08)

1.03 (0.98–1.08)

Risk factors:

0.76 (0.61–0.94)


Note: to control for risk factors, the number of risk factors per patient were included in the regression model.

de Koning et al. BMC Health Services Research 2005 5:10   doi:10.1186/1472-6963-5-10

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