Table 4

Poisson Model for Referral to the Diabetes Education Centre, Controlling for Diabetes Prevalence

Rate Ratio

95% Confidence Interval

p-Value


Income Quintile

1 (lowest)

1.07

0.96–1.18

0.21

2

1.05

0.94–1.17

0.372

3

1.05

0.95–1.17

0.319

4

1.05

0.95–1.16

0.345

5 (highest)

1.0 (reference)

University Education

1.19

0.87–1.61

0.276

Age > 65

2.39

1.70–3.37

< 0.0005

Diabetes Cases

1.014

1.013–1.015

< 0.0005


Rabi et al. BMC Health Services Research 2006 6:124   doi:10.1186/1472-6963-6-124

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