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Table 3 Statistics for the independent variables from the logistic regression analysis, using the Enter method, considering whether a patient had died as the dependent variable

From: Mortality in a cohort of complex patients with chronic illnesses and multimorbidity: a descriptive longitudinal study

  B Standard error Wald Degrees of freedom Statistical significance Exp(B)
Telemonitoring –1.622 .971 2.789 1 .095 .197
Inclusion condition .248 .470 .278 1 .598 1.281
Sex –.228 .802 .081 1 .776 .796
Age in years on inclusion .107 .053 3.990 1 .046 1.113
Barthel Index score (BADL)a –.041 .020 4.179 1 .041 .959
EQ-5D VAS score (HRQoL)b –.049 .024 4.185 1 .041 .952
Number of regular medications .030 .124 .060 1 .807 1.031
Number of all-cause admissions the year before inclusion –1.278 .424 9.085 1 .003 .278
Number of condition-specific admissionsc the year before inclusion 1.811 .537 11.356 1 .001 6.115
Constant –1.551 4.615 .113 1 .737 .212
  1. aBADL: basic activities of daily living
  2. bEQ-5D VAS: EuroQol EQ-5D visual analogue scale; HRQoL: health-related quality of life
  3. cOnly hospital admissions due to the conditions (heart failure and/or chronic lung disease) that prompted inclusion are considered
  4. in bold variables con statistical significance <0.05