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Table 5 Socio-demographic and disease related factors associated with discharge from ED to primary place of residence

From: Socio-demographic and disease related characteristics associated with unplanned emergency department visits by cancer patients: a retrospective cohort study

  B S.E. Wald df p value OR 95% CI Effect size
Lower Upper
Age .014 .005 7.754 1 .005* 1.014 1.004 1.024 trivial
Gender
 Male −101 .160 .401 1 .527 1.107 .809 1.236 small
 Female (ref)          
Country of birth
 Other than Australia .096 .145 .435 1 .510 1.100 .828 1.207 small
 Australia (ref)          
Marital status
 Single/divorced/widowed −.058 .150 .151 1 .698 .944 .704 1.421 small
 Married/de facto (ref)          
SEIFA (VIC)
 0–40% .303 .167 3.304 1 .069 1.354 .977 1.877 small
 40–80% .254 .167 2.307 1 .129 1.209 .929 1.790 trivial
  > 80% (ref)    3.911 2 .141     
Tumour stream
 Head and neck −.222 .347 .409 1 .522 .801 .406 1.582 small
 UGI .373 .274 1.853 1 .173 1.453 .402 2.487 small
 CRC −.399 .230 3.014 1 .083 .671 .428 1.053 small
 Lung .161 .228 .501 1 .479 1.175 .752 1.836 small
 Other .653 .565 1.338 1 .247 1.922 .635 5.815 medium
 Skin .377 .400 .887 1 .346 1.457 .666 3.191 small
 Breast −.778 .230 11.431 1 .001* .459 .293 .721 medium
 Genitourinary .155 .298 .269 1 .604 1.167 .651 2.092 trivial
 CNS −.243 .398 .372 1 .542 .784 .359 1.712 small
 Haematological (ref)    27.564 9 .001*     
Constant .108 .360 .090 1 .765 1.114    
  1. * p < .05 ** p < .001