Table 4

Association Between Appointed General Practitioner Index Score and Odds of Emergency Hospital Admission in the Nested Case-Control Analysis (N = 2,892)

General Practitioner Index ScoreCase Patients, No.Control Patients, No.UnadjustedAdjusteda
Odds Ratio95% CIP ValueOdds Ratio95% CIP Value
Q1 (0.01 to <0.18)2324033.5912.393–5.387<.0012.3181.481–3.627<.001
Q2 (0.18 to <0.40)1774922.0961.391–3.157<.0011.6141.033–2.522.04
Q3 (0.40 to <0.71)1604851.9321.288–2.898.0011.4960.963–2.325.07
Q4 (0.71 to <1)1515081.5851.066–2.359.021.0310.666–1.596.89
1 (ref)492351.0001.000
  • Q=quartile; ref=reference category.

  • Note: Estimated odds ratios from a conditional (fixed-effects) logistic regression analysis.

  • a Adjusted for sex, number of general practitioner consultations, previous hospital admission, and morbidities. For complete table, see Supplemental Table 7,