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Table 3 Association of single morbidity and morbidity clusters with ER visits in men

From: Multimorbidity patterns of and use of health services by Swedish 85-year-olds: an exploratory study

Model 1 single morbidity Model 2 morbidity clusters
Predictors OR (95% CI); p Predictors OR (95% CI); p
Heart failure 2.4 (1–5.7); 0.043 Cluster 4 1.6 (1–2.5); 0.036
No. of GP visits 1.3 (1.1-1.5); 0.006 No. of GP visits 1.3 (1.1-1.5); 0.004
Nagelkerke R2 0.135 Nagelkerke R2 0.11
  1. Odds Ratios (ORs) with 95% Confidence Intervals (CI) in parentheses and p-value are shown.
  2. Cluster4: hyperlipidemia, myocardial infarction, and arrhythmia.
  3. Predictors excluded in model 1: type of housing, marital status, level of education, working status, no. of used assistive tecknology, no. of used assistance service, self-rated health, thrombosis/PVD, stroke, diabetes, hypertension, COPD/asthma, urinary incontinence, affective disorder, myocardial infarction, hyperlipidemia, arrythmia, malignancy, and osteoarthritis.
  4. Predictors excluded in model 2: type of housing, marital status, level of education, working status, no. of used assistive tecknology, no. of used assistance service, self-rated health, Cluster 1, Cluster 2, Cluster 3 and Cluster 5.