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Table 6 Adjusted odds ratios (95% CI) for re-admission associated with SES measure among study sample (n=351) §

From: Socioeconomic status and hospital utilization among younger adult pneumonia admissions at a Canadian hospital

SES measure Adjusted OR (95% CI) p-value
Individual-level financial hardship (n=351) ╪   
Yes 2.65 (1.38, 5.09) <0.01
No (reference)   
Neighbourhood-level income quintiles (n=335)  
1 0.75 (0.29, 1.92) NS
2 1.03 (0.39, 2.74) NS
3 0.52 (0.13, 2.15) NS
4 1.02 (0.29, 3.54) NS
5 (reference)   
  1. § Adult pneumonia admissions <65 years to Vancouver General Hospital, January 1, 1990 to March 31, 2001 readmitted to hospital within 30 days of discharge
  2. ╪ Model adjusted for male sex, OR = 2.05 (1.01, 4.18)
  3. ╠ Model adjusted for male sex, OR = 2.15 (1.05, 4.40); # co-morbidities, OR = 1.72 (1.06, 2.79)