Skip to main content

Table 3 End model of backward logistic regression analysis for factors related to preferences being known

From: Life-sustaining treatment preferences in older patients when referred to the emergency department for acute geriatric assessment: a descriptive study in a Dutch hospital

Factor OR (95% CI) P-value
Type of referrer
 GP vs. elderly care physician 0.075 (0.029–0.192) < 0.001
Age (in years)   0.003
 60–74 vs. 75–84 0.171 (0.050–0.581) 0.005
 85–94 vs. 75–84 1.54 (0.894–2.66) 0.119
  ≥ 95 vs. 75–84 0.468 (0.118–1.86) 0.281
Mobility   0.044
 Unknown vs. walking independent 0.203 (0.021–1.94) 0.166
 Walking with aid vs. walking independent 0.880 (0.469–1.65) 0.689
 Wheelchair dependent vs. walking independent 3.02 (1.02–8.95) 0.046
Presence of cognitive disorder   0.044
 Yes vs. no 1.96 (1.16–3.33) 0.012
 Unknown vs no 1.73 (0.226–13.3) 0.597
Hospitalization one year before ED visit   0.020
 1 vs. none 2.48 (1.28–4.79) 0.007
  ≥ 2 vs. none 1.67 (0.764–3.63) 0.199
\