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Table 3 The contribution of the neighborhood deprivation level on the out-of-hours healthcare seeking behavior (going to the ED or to the PCC): logistic regression model

From: The impact of neighborhood deprivation on patients’ unscheduled out-of-hours healthcare seeking behavior: a cross-sectional study

  Odds ratio 95% CI P-value
Sex    
  Female 1   
  Male 1.37 1.24 – 1.51 <0.001
Age group (years)    
  0–1 5.65 4.03 – 7.94 <0.001
  1–4 5.44 4.09 – 7.25 <0.001
  5–14 10.43 7.76 – 14.00 <0.001
  15–24 10.85 8.19 – 14.37 <0.001
  25–34 8.08 6.15 – 10.61 <0.001
  35–44 8.12 6.12 – 10.78 <0.001
  45–54 7.40 5.49 – 9.96 <0.001
  55–64 6.02 4.36 – 8.30 <0.001
  65–74 2.99 2.12 – 4.23 <0.001
  75+ 1   
Having a regular GP    
  Yes 1   
  No 3.25 2.80 – 3.78 <0.001
Being hospitalized    
  No 1   
  Yes 34.16 23.89 – 48.83 <0.001
Time of consulting    
  Day 1   
  Night 1.52 1.37 – 1.69 <0.001
Distance    
  ED at least 25% closer than PCC 1.30 1.12 – 1.50 0.001
  ED and PCC at the same distance 1.03 0.90 – 1.18 0.618
  ED at least 25% further than PCC 1   
Level of deprivation of the neighborhood where the patient lives    
  Not deprived 1   
  Low level of deprivation 1.60 1.40 – 1.83 <0.001
  Moderate level of deprivation 1.47 1.26 – 1.71 <0.001
  High level of deprivation 2.57 1.84 – 3.58 <0.001
  1. ED: Emergency Department in the hospital; PCC: community-based Primary Care Center; GP: general practitioner.