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Table 3 Univariate logistic regression models for depressive symptoms and malnutrition on geriatric syndromes

From: Depressive symptoms and malnutrition are associated with other geriatric syndromes and increase risk for 30-Day readmission in hospitalized older adults: a prospective cohort study

  Frailty (CFS ≥ 5) Delirium Cognitive impairment Poor oral intake Functional decline
Depressive symptoms      
  PHQ2- / History - Ref Ref Ref Ref Ref
  PHQ2- / History + 2.36* (1.04–5.35) 4.73* (2.24-10.00) 2.07* (1.11–3.87) 2.18* (1.16–4.11) 2.22* (1.04–4.74)
  PHQ2+ / History ± 1.62* (1.22–2.16) 1.18 (0.73–1.91) 0.85 (0.64–1.13) 1.35* (1.02–1.79) 1.58* (1.11–2.23)
  Uncommunicative 27.72* (6.82-112.74) 35.45* (22.50-55.88) 73.56* (23.06-234.82) 10.76* (7.00-16.53) 3.45* (2.24–5.33)
Malnutrition 1.53* (1.07–2.19) 2.33* (1.60–3.39) 1.88* (1.39–2.54) 2.70* (2.01–3.64) 1.43 (0.96–2.11)
  1. Separate univariate logistic regression models were performed with depressive symptoms and malnutrition each as independent variables, on individual outcomes of frailty, delirium, cognitive impairment, poor oral intake and functional decline
  2. PHQ Patient Health Questionnaire
  3. *P < 0.05