Table 3.

Multivariable logistic model for likelihood of any procedure-related complication and length of stay during initial hospitalization

Characteristics (Reference Group)Adjusted Odds Ratio for Procedure-Related Complication (95% CI)Length of Staya
EstimateP Value
Year of donation (per year)0.94 (0.92 to 0.95)−0.16<0.001
Age (per 10 yr)1.05 (0.99 to 1.11)0.040.001
Maleb (female)1.38 (1.21 to 1.57)−0.020.60
Medicare as primary insurance (private)1.26 (1.03 to 1.54)−0.260.005
Medicaid as primary insurance (private)1.05 (0.59 to 1.86)−0.060.53
Other primary insurance (private)1.19 (1.04 to 1.37)0.070.46
African American race (white)1.21 (0.98 to 1.50)0.110.05
Other race (white)0.74 (0.60 to 0.90)−0.040.31
Obesity (no)1.26 (0.87 to 1.83)0.180.03
Hypothyroidism (no)0.93 (0.62 to 1.38)−0.0030.95
Depression (no)1.31 (0.90 to 1.89)0.180.005
Hypertension (no)2.70 (1.81 to 4.02)0.280.006
Chronic pulmonary disease (no)1.08 (0.77 to 1.50)0.27<0.001
Lowest income quartile (highest)1.03 (0.85 to 1.24)0.100.005
Second income quartile (highest)1.09 (0.92 to 1.30)0.100.02
Third income quartile (highest)0.94 (0.80 to 1.11)0.130.01
Hospital size small/medium (large)1.01 (0.84 to 1.22)0.17<0.001
Hospital control private (public)1.19 (0.85 to 1.65)0.210.001
  • CI, confidence interval.

  • a Estimate reflects the number of increased/decreased length of stay days associated with the applicable parameter; results based on National Inpatient Sample data (n=69,117).

  • b Missing levels not shown; results based on National Inpatient Sample data (n=69,117).