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Table 2 Logistic univariate and multivariate analysis of the variables related to DNR completion

From: Shared decision making with oncologists and palliative care specialists effectively increases the documentation of the preferences for do not resuscitate and artificial nutrition and hydration in patients with advanced cancer: a model testing study

 UnivariateMultivariate
OR95% CIpOR95% CIp
LowerUpperLowerUpper
Age1.0030.9831.0240.7591.0070.9791.0360.641
Gender (Ref: male)   0.179    
 female0.6520.3501.2160.1790.5090.2481.0430.065
Education (Ref: Elementary school or below)   0.015*   0.052
 Junior high school0.5940.2381.4830.2650.6300.2271.7530.377
 Senior high school1.8470.7744.4110.1671.8240.6754.9290.236
 University or above2.1110.8885.0160.0912.6040.9037.5080.077
ECOG (Ref: 0 and 1)   0.001*   0.002*
 21.9130.9653.7920.0632.5411.1855.4490.017*
 37.1402.37721.4510.001*6.6952.13121.0350.001*
Religion (Ref: Not specified)   0.351   0.946
 Buddhism1.0170.4262.4270.9701.0520.4022.7510.917
 Christianity1.4380.3635.7000.6050.7700.1733.4320.732
 Taoism/traditional religions0.7380.3221.6890.4720.8520.3442.1120.730
 Other0.2160.0381.2140.0820.4180.0286.2250.527
  1. Abbreviations: DNR do not resuscitate; ECOG Eastern Cooperative Oncology Group performance status; CI Confidence interval; OR Odds ratio
  2. *p < 0.05