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Table 2 Logistic regression model results to test associations between loneliness and ED visit in previous 12 months in 44,518 Canadian Longitudinal Study on Aging Tracking and Comprehensive Follow-up 1 (2015-2018) survey respondents

From: Examining the association between loneliness and emergency department visits using Canadian Longitudinal Study of Aging (CLSA) data: a retrospective cross-sectional study

Variables Odds Ratio (95% CI)
  Unadjusted Adjusted (weighted)a
Lonely (ref: not lonely) 1.41 (1.34-1.48) 1.13 (1.05-1.21)
  1. aAdjusted for education, ethnicity, age, geographic region, gender, income, marital status, living alone, chronic conditions, functional impairment, self-rated mental health, depressive symptoms, anxiety, social contacts, social activities, family physician visit.