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Table 3 Logistic regression model results by gender (men, women) to test associations between loneliness and ED visit in Canadian Longitudinal Study on Aging Tracking and Comprehensive Follow-up 1 (2015-2018) survey

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

  Men (n=21,722)
Odds Ratio (95% CI)
Women (n=22,722)
Odds Ratio (95% CI)
Unadjusted Adjusted
Unadjusted Adjusted (weighted)a
Lonely (ref: not lonely) 1.35 (1.25-1.46) 1.10 (0.99-1.22) 1.44 (1.34-1.54) 1.15 (1.05-1.25)
  1. aAdjusted for education, ethnicity, age, geographic region, income, marital status, living alone, chronic conditions, functional impairment, self-rated mental health, depressive symptoms, anxiety, social contacts, social activities, family physician visit