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Table 3 Hazard ratios of mortality risk by Cox proportion-hazard model

From: Emergency department outcome of elderly patients assisted by professional home services, the EPIGER study

Characteristics Hazard Ratio [IC95%]
Age 1.01[0.93–1.09]
Respiratory history 2.35 [1.17–4.75]
Cognitive impairment 1.18 [0.59–2.35]
≥ 3 daily medications 0.60 [0.31–1.15]
Knaus C or D 3.99 [1.32–12.1]
ADLa ≥ 6 0.68 [0.30–1.50]
Serious acute illness on arrival 4.19 [2.22–7.91]
Imaging 1.17 [0.55–2.49]
Professional home services 1.34 [0.68–2.67]
  1. Tested variables: age, history of respiratory disease, cognitive impairment, Knaus classification, loss of autonomy (ADL), polymedication, clinical severity, performed investigations, professional home services
  2. aADL Activities of Daily Living