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Table 3 Adjusted odds ratio (aOR) of factors associated with long ICU stay among admitted adults in South Western Sydney Public hospitals. Bolded are significant predictors

From: Factors associated with long intensive care unit (ICU) admission among inpatients with and without diabetes in South Western Sydney public hospitals using the New South Wales admission patient data collection (2014–2017)

Variables aOR [95% CI]
Diabetes
 Year of admission
  2014–2015 1.00  
  2015–2016 0.83 [0.62, 1.10]
  2016–2017 0.72 [0.54, 0.95]
 Primary admission diagnosis, ICD-10 (Ref = No)
  Diseases of the circulatory system 1.40 [1.11, 1.77]
  Diseases of the musculoskeletal system 0.31 [0.10, 0.94]
 Death 1.59 [1.10, 2.28]
Non-diabetes
 Year of admission
  2014–2015 1.00  
  2015–2016 0.90 [0.78, 1.04]
  2016–2017 0.95 [0.83, 1.09]
 Sex
  Women 1.00  
  Men 1.27 [1.14, 1.42]
 Residence
  Peri-urban 1.00  
  Urban 0.83 [0.74, 0.93]
 Primary admission diagnosis, ICD-10 (Ref = No)
  Diseases of the nervous system 1.51 [1.05, 2.16]
  Diseases of the circulatory system 1.60 [1.42, 1.80]
  Diseases of the musculoskeletal system 0.58 [0.36, 0.93]
  Death 1.57 [1.34, 1.83]
  1. ICU Intensive care unit, aOR adjusted odd ratio, ‡ Peri urban includes Wollondilly, Camden, Wingecarribee Local Government Areas (LGA) while Urban includes Campbelltown, Fairfield, Bankstown-Lidcombe LGAs