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Table 4 Logistic regression model comparing the probability of receiving fluids via enteral tube or intravenously during the last 24 h of life for three age groups (in years) and for men and women, including only hospital deaths, not adjusted for place of death. Odds ratios (OR) and 95% confidence intervals (CI) are reported

From: Better quality of end-of-life care for persons with advanced dementia in nursing homes compared to hospitals: a Swedish national register study

  n % OR 95% CI p
Fluids via enteral tube or intravenously during the last 24 h of life
 Age
  41–64 5/8 62.5 2.715 0.641–11.498 0.175
  65–84 140/406 34.5 0.856 0.653–1.124 0.264
  85–110 199/529 37.6 Refa
 Gender
  Women 145/419 34.6 0.851 0.650–1.115 0.241
  Men 199/524 38.0 Refa
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