Table 6: Multivariate analysis of predictors of veterans’ utilization of inpatient hospitalization ( ).

Logistic regression ( )Negative binomial ( )
Estimate valueConfidence intervalEstimate valueConfidence interval

Patient
Marital status0.4930.0290.261–0.930
Personal care dependency1.0480.0071.029–1.1970.0400.0350.003–0.085
Behavior problems0.0440.157−0.015–0.095
VA site
Houston versus Providence (1 versus 5)1.0480.45560.535–2.054−0.1520.487−0.579–0.276
Boston versus Providence (2 versus 5)0.5420.25900.194–1.5090.5540.0340.041–1.067
Oklahoma City versus Providence (3 versus 5)0.5190.25410.171–1.575−0.4450.309−1.302–0.412
Beaumont versus Providence (4 versus 5)1.5750.01630.849–2.9210.1340.458−0.220–0.487

Controlled for site.