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Table 2 The association of patient variables and home death

From: Factors associated with home death for individuals who receive home support services: a retrospective cohort study

Variable Home death Univariate Multivariate
  Yes No OR 95% CI OR 95% CI
Gender       
• female 40 (62.5) 23 (37.5) 1.04 0.53,2.04 NS  
• male 55 (63.5) 33 (36.5) 1.00 1.00, 1.00   
Age       
• 50–64 25 (69.4) 11(30.6) 1.00 1.00, 1.00 NS  
• 65–74 35(61.4) 22 (38.6) 0.70 0.29, 1.70   
• 75+ 35 (60.3) 23 (39.7) 0.67 0.28, 1.62   
Marital status       
• spouse 64 (64.6) 35 (35.4) 1.24 0.62, 2.47   
• other 31(59.6) 21 (40.4) 1.00 1.00, 1.00   
Diagnosis       
• cancer 78 (62.9) 46(37.1) 0.90 0.37,2.18   
• other 17 (65.4) 9 (34.6) 1.00 1.00, 1.00   
Dependence in ADL       
• high 43(61.4) 27 (38.6) 0.87 0.44, 1.74   
• low 44 (64.7) 24 (35.3) 1.00 1.00, 1.00   
Lived with caregiver       
• yes 88 (67.7) 42 (32.3) 4.19 1.57, 11.15 7.85 2.35,26.27
• no 7 (33.3) 14 (66.7) 1.00 1.00, 1.00   
Stated preference       
• yes 74 (79.6) 19 (20.4) 6.86 3.29, 14.32 6.51 2.66, 15.95
• no 21 (36.2) 37 (63.8) 1.00 1.00