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Table 3 Association with end-of-life hospital referral*

From: End-of-life hospital referrals by out-of-hours general practitioners: a retrospective chart study

  OR (95% CI)
Cancer 5.1 (1.7-15.8)
Cardiovascular problems 8.3 (2.9-24,0)
Digestive problems 2.5 (1.4-4.6)
Endocrine, metabolic, and nutritional problems 2.5 (1.4-4.5)
Receiving professional nursing care 0.2 (0.1-0.5)
Information transfer by GP 0.4 (0.2-1.0)
  1. *Stepwise backward multivariate logistic regression analysis.
  2. The model demonstrated good calibration performance according to the Hosmer-Lemeshow goodness-of-fit test (P = 0.97) and a discriminatory ability of the area under the curve (AUC) of 0.83.