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Table 2 30- and 90-day mortality

From: Outcomes associated with observation versus short-stay admission among chest pain patients in the Veterans Health Administration

Variable 30-day mortality 90-day mortality
OR 95 % CI OR 95 % CI
Observation stay 0.75 [0.57, 0.97] 0.90 [0.77, 1.06]
Age 1.06 [1.05, 1.07] 1.06 [1.05, 1.07]
Female (vs. male) 0.23 [0.09, 0.62] 0.34 [0.21, 0.56]
Race (vs. white)
 Asian 1.09 [0.41, 2.92] 0.99 [0.53, 1.87]
 Black 0.76 [0.55, 1.03] 0.89 [0.74, 1.06]
 Hispanic 0.83 [0.42, 1.64] 0.66 [0.43, 1.04]
 Native American 1.39 [0.52, 3.68] 1.52 [0.86, 2.69]
Homeless (vs. not) 1.39 [0.51, 3.82] 2.23 [1.34, 3.71]
Count of comorbidities 1.06 [1.01, 1.12] 1.05 [1.02, 1.08]
Rurality of residence (vs. urban)
 Isolated 0.66 [0.40, 1.08] 0.87 [0.66, 1.15]
 Small rural 0.86 [0.55, 1.34] 0.89 [0.68, 1.18]
 Large rural 1.02 [0.72, 1.43] 1.06 [0.85, 1.32]
Copayment category (vs. reduced)
 No copayment 0.64 [0.31, 1.31] 0.58 [0.37, 0.91]
 Full copayment 0.70 [0.37, 1.32] 0.75 [0.50, 1.11]
Fiscal year (vs. 2005)
 2006 0.54 [0.32, 0.89] 0.52 [0.38, 0.71]
 2007 0.71 [0.45, 1.13] 0.70 [0.53, 0.92]
 2008 0.83 [0.53, 1.30] 0.92 [0.71, 1.20]
 2009 1.13 [0.75, 1.70] 0.98 [0.76, 1.26]
 2010 0.93 [0.60, 1.43] 0.91 [0.70, 1.17]
 2011 1.03 [0.66, 1.59] 0.94 [0.73, 1.22]
 2012 0.72 [0.46, 1.13] 0.82 [0.63, 1.06]
 2013 0.99 [0.64, 1.52] 0.92 [0.71, 1.19]
  N = 114,043