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Table 5 Logistic regression for inpatient rehabilitation – fracture

From: Regional gaps in the provision of inpatient rehabilitation services for the elderly in Israel: Results of a national survey

Variable Interview data (N = 588)* Health provider’s data (N = 459)*
  OR P 95% confidence interval OR P 95% confidence interval
Age 0.99 0.36 0.96-1.02 0.99 0.3 0.96-1.01
Dependent at baseline 0.4 0.002 0.22-0.72 0.48 0.009 0.27-0.83
Dementia at baseline 0.47 0.011 0.26-0.84 0.41 0.001 0.24-0.7
District   <0.001    <0.001  
Center 1  NA   1  NA  
Haifa 0.78  0.484  0.4-1.55 0.62  0.115  0.34-1.13
Tel Aviv 1.02  0.95  0.58-1.8 0.91  0.707  0.55-1.51
South 0.72  0.5  0.28-1.88 1.19  0.708  0.48-2.97
Jerusalem 0.23 <0.001  0.12-0.44 0.24 <0.001  0.12-0.48
North 0.29  0.001  0.22-0.72 0.48  0.009  0.27-0.83
  1. The following categories were used as the reference: not being dependent at baseline, absence of dementia, residence in the Center district.
  2. * Patients who were not mobile at baseline were excluded.
  3. † Districts were ranked according to availability of rehabilitation beds ranging from 4 to 0.5 per 1000 population ages 65 and above.