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Table 4 Results of the three regression model strategies

From: Patient satisfaction, patients leaving hospital against medical advice and mortality in Italian university hospitals: a cross-sectional analysis

  MODEL-1 MODEL-2 MODEL-3
Log (Mortality) Log (Mortality) Log (Mortality)
Gender (% of females) 0.0310 −2.481*** −2.638***
Age 0.0902*** 0.0795*** 0.0752***
DRG weight 0.285** 0.144 0.108
% of sentinel events 3.217*** 1.969*** 1.764***
% of cardiovascular diseases −1.176*** −1.083* −0.791
% of passage in ICU/CICU −0.296 0.172 0.386
Elixhauser Index 0.862*** 0.210 0.180
Log(PLHAMA) 0.257*** 0.200*** 0.00871
Cardiac surgery   0 0
Cardiology   −0.459 −0.374
General surgery   0.0951 0.910
Internal medicine   1.092* 1.622**
Neurosurgery   0.279 0.979
Neurology   0.578 1.060*
Orthopaedics- traumatology   −0.485 0.565
Urology   −1.635** −1.167
Cardiac surgery # Log(PLHAMA)    0
Cardiology # Log(PLHAMA)    −0.124
General surgery # Log(PLHAMA)    0.331
Internal medicine # Log(PLHAMA)    −0.0329
Neurosurgery # Log(PLHAMA)    0.282
Neurology # Log(PLHAMA)    −0.0130
Orthopaedics-traumatology # Log(PLHAMA)    0.575**
Urology # Log(PLHAMA)    0.123
Constant −5.579*** −3.253*** −3.496***
Observations 405 405 405
BIC 1157.7 1076.9 1075.8
  1. * p < 0.05, ** p < 0.01, *** p < 0.001