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Table 3 Mortality Predictors from Multivariable Logistic Regression Analysis

From: Black race as a predictor of poor health outcomes among a national cohort of HIV/AIDS patients admitted to US hospitals: a cohort study

Characteristic OR (95% CI) L-R Chi-Square P-Value
Survey Year   68.2 < 0.001
   1996 1.00 (reference)   
   1997 1.02 (0.63–1.58)   
   1998 1.25 (0.80–1.89)   
   1999 1.05 (0.65–1.65)   
   2000 0.74 (0.43–1.21)   
   2001 1.19 (0.76–1.83)   
   2002 0.98 (0.61–1.54)   
   2003 1.94 (1.29–2.85)   
   2004 0.59 (0.35–0.96)   
   2005 0.37 (0.19–0.66)   
   2006 0.64 (0.38–1.05)   
Race   0.9 0.3
   White 1.00 (reference)   
   Black 1.07 (0.93–1.25)   
Age (years)   12.8 0.005
   18–34 1.00 (reference)   
   35–49 0.66 (0.51–0.86)   
   50–64 0.77 (0.55–1.08)   
   ≥ 65 3.06 (1.65–5.37)   
Gender   2.7 0.9
   Female 1.00 (reference)   
   Male 1.14 (0.98–1.34)   
Insurance Status   3.8 0.4
   Uninsured 1.00 (reference)   
   Government 0.81 (0.63–1.07)   
   Private 0.76 (0.55–1.04)   
   Other insurance 1.57 (0.85–2.74)   
Presence of Comorbidities*    
   Preventable OI 2.39 (2.00–2.83) 86.9 < 0.001
   Non-preventable OI 1.16 (0.98–1.37) 3.1 0.08
   HBV 0.86 (0.54–1.31) 0.5 0.5
   HCV 0.85 (0.64–1.11) 1.3 0.2
   Cocaine use 0.46 (0.32–0.80) 25.2 < 0.001
  1. *Reference group is the absence of a comorbidity where OR = 1.00