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Table 3 OPQOL score as predictor of any fall and any ED admission at multivariate analyses.

From: Older People's Quality of Life (OPQOL) scores and adverse health outcomes at a one-year follow-up. A prospective cohort study on older outpatients living in the community in Italy

Adverse health outcomes OPQOL score (lowest quartile vs rest)
Model adjusted for:
age, sex,
education, income, living status,
CIRS m score, dementia, depression,
any fall in the past year
(n= 184)
OPQOL score (lowest quartile vs rest)
Model adjusted for:
age, sex,
education, income, living status,
CIRS m score, dementia, depression,
any ED admission in the past year
(n= 184)
  Odds Ratio (95% CI) P Odds Ratio (95% CI) P
Any fall 2.16 (1.03-4.54) 0.042   
Any ED admission    2.21 (1.05-4.67) 0.037
  1. Notes: OPQOL = Older People's Quality of Life questionnaire; CIRS m = Cumulative Illness Rating Scale morbidity; ED = emergency department; CI = confidence interval.