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Table 3 Factors associated with quality indicators of end-of-life care among patients with liver cancer

From: Effect of hospice care on quality indicators of end-of-life care among patients with liver cancer: a national longitudinal population-based study in Taiwan 2000–2011

Variable ICU admission CPR Anti-cancer therapy More than
one ER visit
More than
one admission
Death in hospital One or more of above
indicators
Long-H vs. non-H group 0.25(0.12-0.47) p < 0.001 0.21(0.10-0.39) p < 0.001 0.84(0.48-1.40) p = 0.525 0.68(0.20-1.67) p = 0.453 1.07(0.70-1.60) p = 0.762 1.29(0.87-1.94) p = 0.204 0.99(0.62-1.60) p = 0.954
Short-H vs. non-H group 0.26(0.16-0.40) p < 0.001 0.09(0.04-0.17) p < 0.001 1.00(0.68-1.42) p = 0.986 1.97(1.25-3.02) p = 0.003 1.56(1.20-2.03) p = 0.001 2.42(1.86-3.17) p < 0.001 1.56(1.13-2.18) p = 0.008
AUC 0.724(0.703-0.746) 0.703(0.681-0.725) 0.727(0.702-0.752) 0.736 (0.696-0.776) 0.711(0.691-0.731) 0.775(0.759-0.791) 0.833(0.816-0.850)
R2 0.159 0.142 0.124 0.110 0.142 0.295 0.418
  1. Figures are odds ratios (confidence intervals) and associated p values
  2. Abbreviations: Non-H group, patients who did not receive hospice care; Long-H group, patients who received hospice care for longer than 1 month; Short-H group, patients who received hospice care for a period shorter than 1 month; ICU, intensive care unit; CPR, cardiopulmonary resuscitation; AUC, area under the curve. All models were adjusted according to the significant variables shown in Tables 1 and 2. The full models are in Additional file 1