Table 3: Predisposing factors for veterans’ utilization of inpatient hospitalization.

Univariate logistic regression ( )Univariate negative binomial ( )
Estimate valueConfidence intervalEstimate valueConfidence interval

Patient
Age1.0020.89980.972–1.0320.01080.2804−0.0088–0.0305
Gender0.8300.83160.148–4.641−0.08390.8864−1.2356–1.0677
 Male
 Female
Race0.9700.93670.460–2.0450.16960.4654−0.2859–0.6251
 White
 Other
Education0.8170.41300.503–1.3260.00860.9546−0.2865–0.3037
 ≤High school
 >High school
Marital status0.5020.03120.269–0.9400.21690.2955−0.1895–0.6233
 Married
 Not married
Caregiver
Age 1.0140.18010.993–1.036−0.00670.2959−0.0192–0.0058
Gender1.0570.93140.299–3.731−0.12140.7707−0.9379–0.6951
 Male
 Female
Race 1.1830.62980.597–2.3460.01940.9302−0.4153–0.4542
 White
 Other
Education1.2760.33670.776–2.0090.07330.6377−0.2317–0.3782
 ≤High school
 >High school
Marital status0.7340.42430.343–1.5690.06650.7846−0.4103–0.5433
 Married
 Not married
Family/friends who helped1.0140.64820.956–1.075−0.01430.4972−0.0557–0.0271

Controlled for site, reference category.