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Table 4 Multivariate comparison of ED patients whose FP did receive or did not receive an ED note in 2015

From: The receipt of information by family physicians about their patient’s emergency department visits: a record linkage study of electronic medical records to health administrative data

  Single ED Visit Multiple ED Visits
Odds Ratio (95%CI) Pr > Chi-Square Odds Ratio (95%CI) Pr > Chi-Square
Age 1.01 (1.01, 1.01) <.0001 1.01 (1.01, 1.01) <.0001
 Men vs Women 0.95 (0.91, 0.99) 0.0132 0.94 (0.87, 1.01) 0.0848
Neighbourhood Income Quintiles
 2 vs 1 1.22 (1.14, 1.31) <.0001 1.31 (1.18, 1.46) <.0001
 3 vs 1 1.24 (1.16, 1.33) <.0001 1.36 (1.22, 1.52) <.0001
 4 vs 1 1.19 (1.11, 1.27) <.0001 1.36 (1.22, 1.52) <.0001
 5 vs 1 1.1 (1.03, 1.18) 0.0070 1.18 (1.05, 1.31) 0.0037
ADG Groups
 5 to 9 vs 0 to 4 1.11 (1.06, 1.16) <.0001 1.2 (1.11, 1.3) <.0001
 10+ vs 0 to 4 1.06 (0.96, 1.17) 0.2538 0.98 (0.87, 1.1) 0.7556
Rurality
 Rural vs Major Urban 0.48 (0.44, 0.52) <.0001 0.41 (0.37, 0.46) <.0001
 Small Urban vs Major Urban 1.98 (1.89, 2.07) <.0001 1.53 (1.41, 1.65) <.0001
Chronic Disease Cohorts
 Post AMI 0.98 (0.85, 1.14) 0.8257 1.06 (0.73, 1.55) 0.7582
 Asthma 1 (0.94, 1.06) 0.9891 0.95 (0.86, 1.06) 0.3611
 CHF 1.09 (0.96, 1.23) 0.2018 0.96 (0.64, 1.43) 0.8269
 COPD 0.96 (0.89, 1.04) 0.3455 0.92 (0.78, 1.09) 0.3342
 Diabetes 1.02 (0.96, 1.1) 0.4897 0.96 (0.82, 1.13) 0.6532
 Hypertension 1.11 (1.05, 1.18) 0.0003 0.98 (0.87, 1.09) 0.6646
 Mental Health 1.06 (1.01, 1.12) 0.0313 0.93 (0.87, 1) 0.0644
  1. ADG Adjusted Diagnostic Group, Post AMI Post acute myocardial infarction, CHF Congestive Heart Failure, COPD Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease