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Table 3 Multiple logistic regression analysis indicating association between several variables and the different outcomes

From: Self-reported health status and access to health services in a sample of prisoners in Italy

  Model 1. Self-rated health as poor Model 2. Arranging a medical encounter more frequently
  Log likelihood = -229.73, χ2 = 116.44 (8 df), p <0.0001
470 observations
Log likelihood = -277.58, χ2 = 79.88 (9 df), p <0.0001
468 observations
Variable OR 95% CI p OR 95% CI p
Age, years 1.06 1.03-1.08 <0.0001 1.02 1.01-1.05 0.02
Marital status Backward elimination Backward elimination
Attained compulsory education or more 0.54 0.33-0.88 0.014 Backward elimination
Working before entering prison Backward elimination   1.24 0.79-1.96 0.352
First time incarceration Backward elimination   0.71 0.47-1.07 0.099
Time served in prison, years 0.97 0.93-1.01 0.103 Backward elimination
Detention status       
   Awaiting trial 1.00§ -- -- 1.00§ -- --
   Awaiting sentence Backward elimination 1.41 0.72-2.75 0.315
   Serving sentence 0.71 0.43-1.16 0.176 1.91 1.11-3.30 0.02
Feeling negative mood 4.13 2.45-6.95 <0.0001 2.00 1.31-3.05 0.001
Having ever attempted suicide within prison 2.48 1.31-4.69 0.005 1.48 0.75-2.92 0.261
Self-reported health problems on prison entry 2.54 1.58-4.08 <0.0001 3.81 2.32-6.25 <0.0001
Current smoker Backward elimination 0.75 0.49-1.16 0.202
Having ever used drugs 1.26 0.74-2.14 0.393 Backward elimination
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