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Table 4 Predictors for LOS > 10 days 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   104.4 < 0.001
   1996 1.00 (reference)   
   1997 1.78 (1.41–2.25)   
   1998 1.47 (1.17–1.86)   
   1999 0.62 (0.47–0.81)   
   2000 0.94 (0.72–1.22)   
   2001 0.91 (0.71–1.17)   
   2002 0.91 (0.71–1.17)   
   2003 1.07 (0.85–1.36)   
   2004 0.74 (0.58–0.95)   
   2005 0.65 (0.49–0.86)   
   2006 0.72 (0.56–0.93)   
Race   18.4 < 0.001
   White 1.00 (reference)   
   Black 1.20 (1.10–1.30)   
Age   26.4 < 0.001
   18–34 1.00 (reference)   
   35–49 0.98 (0.83–1.17)   
   50–64 1.34 (1.09–1.64)   
   ≥ 65 1.10 (0.70–1.67)   
Gender   0.3 0.6
   Female 1.00 (reference)   
   Male 1.02 (0.94–1.11)   
Insurance Status   8.4 0.04
   Uninsured 1.00 (reference)   
   Government 1.22 (1.04–1.43)   
   Private 0.96 (0.80–1.16)   
   Other insurance 0.89 (0.62–1.27)   
Presence of Comorbidities*    
   Preventable OI 1.97 (1.77–2.20) 142.9 < 0.001
   Non-preventable OI 2.03 (1.86–2.22) 238.0 < 0.001
   HBV 1.05 (0.84–1.31) 0.2 0.7
   HCV 1.04 (0.90–1.19) 0.3 0.6
   Cocaine use 0.98 (0.93–1.12) 0.1 0.8
  1. *Reference group is the absence of a comorbidity where OR = 1.00