Table 4: Need factors for veterans’ utilization of inpatient hospitalization.

Descriptive statsUnivariate logistic regression ( )Univariate negative binomial ( )
Inpatient admission
Yes 
( )
No 
( )
Estimate valueConfidence intervalEstimate valueConfidence interval

Patient
Personal care dependency (mean, std)3.4 (3.5)2.4 (3.0)1.1080.00741.028–1.1940.05040.01390.0102–0.0906
Cognitive impairment composite (mean, std)6.7 (3.8)6.9 (3.6)0.9890.74360.926–1.0560.01720.3898−0.0220–0.0565
Behavior problems composite (mean, std)2.8 (2.6)2.5 (2.6)1.0630.20530.967–1.1680.05250.0579−0.0018–0.1067
Chronic conditions (mean, std)4.6 (2.2)4.6 (2.3)1.0330.56840.925–1.1520.03770.2695−0.0292–0.1047
Caregiver
Depression (mean, std)4.0 (3.4)4.4 (3.4)0.9610.28280.894–1.0330.02170.2979−0.0192–0.0627
Role captivity composite (mean, std)3.6 (1.4)3.7 (1.5)0.9450.49900.802–1.1140.04820.3705−0.0573–0.1536
Relationship strain (mean, std)7.2 (2.2)7.0 (2.3)1.0260.63650.922–1.1420.01890.5674−0.0459–0.0838
Physical health strain (mean, std)3.8 (1.5)3.6 (1.4)1.0790.37260.913–1.2740.05120.3023−0.0460–0.1484

Controlled for site.