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Table 3 Effect of socio-demographic and clinical variables in childhood/adolescence on readmission in adulthood: results of multiple logistic regressiona

From: Child and adolescent psychiatry patients coming of age: a retrospective longitudinal study of inpatient treatment in Tyrol

  Odds ratio 95 % confidence interval Wald df p-value
Age at last admission to CAP    29.87 1 <0.001
 <13 years (reference group) 1.000     
 ≥13 years 3.661 2.299–5.830 29.87 1 <0.001
Gender    1.64 1 0.201
 Male (reference group) 1.000     
 Female 0.817 0.599–1.114 1.64 1 0.201
Number of admissions to CAP    11.77 2 0.003
 One (reference group) 1.000     
 2–9 1.380 1.003–1.897 3.91 1 0.048
 ≥10 2.219 1.392–3.537 11.55 1 0.001
Diagnostic group    3.44 2 0.179
 Internalizing disorders 1.000     
 Externalizing disorders 0.677 0.426–1.075   1 0.098
 Others 1.085 0.761–1.547   1 0.378
  1. CAP Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
  2. avariables not included in the model: age at first admission to CAP (Wald = 2.53, d.f. = 1, p = 0.112) and cumulative duration of hospitalizations (Wald = 0.49, d.f. = 2, p = 0.781)