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Table 4 Univariate logistic regression models: predicting acute health care utilisation

From: Relationship between health-related quality of life, comorbidities and acute health care utilisation, in adults with chronic conditions

Predictor OR 95 % CI P Value
ED presentation with 1 year    
AQOL utility score <0.37 1.96 1.61 to 2.3 <0.001
Charlson Score 1.70 1.56 to 1.86 <0.001
Age group 1.27 1.13 to 1.44 <0.001
Inpatient admission within 1 year    
AQOL utility score <0.37 2.20 1.78 to 2.72 <0.001
Charlson Score 1.98 1.80 to 2.18 <0.001
Age group 1.52 1.33 to 1.73 <0.001
ED presentations within 3 years    
AQOL utility score <0.37 2.05 1.69 to 2.50 <0.001
Charlson Score 1.72 1.57 to 1.88 <0.001
Age group 1.26 1.12 to 1.41 <0.001
Inpatient admission within 3 years    
AQOL utility score <0.37 2.36 1.95 to 2.86 <0.001
Charlson Score 2.06 1.88 to 2.27 <0.001
Age group 1.64 1.46 to 1.85 <0.001
  1. Age group: ordinal variable: 18–50, 51–70, 71–84, and ≥85 years