Table 2:

Number, proportion, and unadjusted and adjusted odds ratios for maternal nonobstetric hospital admissions, according to the primary care provider of the mother and of her infant and by their characteristics

CharacteristicNo. of dyadsNo. (%) of mothers admitted to hospitalOR (95% CI)
UnadjustedAdjusted
Primary care concordance group
Overall481 72122 575 (4.69)
 Concordant (1 family physician)239 03312 045 (5.04)1.00 (ref.)1.00 (ref.)
 Discordant (2 family physicians)114 0065192 (4.55)0.90 (0.87–0.93)1.00 (0.96–1.04)
 Pediatrician (pediatrician + family physician)128 6825338 (4.15)0.82 (0.79–0.84)0.99 (0.95–1.02)
Characteristics of the mother
Primary care model
 Fee-for-service182 7957671 (4.20)1.00 (ref.)1.00 (ref.)
 Noncapitated184 7669035 (4.89)1.17 (1.14–1.21)1.17 (1.13–1.22)
 Capitated113 6345840 (5.14)1.24 (1.19–1.28)1.17 (1.12–1.22)
 Other52629 (5.51)1.33 (0.92–1.94)1.32 (0.90–1.94)
Age, per additional yr0.95 (0.95–0.95)0.96 (0.95–0.96)
Neighbourhood income quintile
 Q1 (lowest)100 1455160 (5.15)1.00 (ref.)1.00 (ref.)
 Q298 9134624 (4.67)0.90 (0.87–0.94)0.93 (0.90–0.97)
 Q399 9524686 (4.69)0.91 (0.87–0.94)0.96 (0.92–1.00)
 Q4102 5624533 (4.42)0.85 (0.82–0.89)0.93 (0.89–0.97)
 Q5 (highest)78 4183464 (4.42)0.85 (0.81–0.89)0.95 (0.91–1.00)
Residence
 Rural27 0271984 (7.34)1.00 (ref.)1.00 (ref.)
 Urban454 69420 591 (4.53)0.60 (0.57–0.63)0.68 (0.65–0.72)
Immigration status
 Nonimmigrant357 83018 077 (5.05)1.00 (ref.)1.00 (ref.)
 Nonrefugee immigrant109 6413844 (3.51)0.68 (0.66–0.71)0.75 (0.72–0.78)
 Refugee immigrant14 250654 (4.59)0.90 (0.83–0.98)0.90 (0.83–0.98)
Comorbidities in preceding 3 yr*
 0–5145 8515685 (3.90)1.00 (ref.)1.00 (ref.)
 6–9225 59410 072 (4.46)1.15 (1.11–1.19)1.13 (1.09–1.17)
 ≥ 10110 2766818 (6.18)1.62 (1.57–1.68)1.53 (1.47–1.59)
Previous mental health hospitalization
 No477 96922 180 (4.64)1.00 (ref.)1.00 (ref.)
 Yes3752395 (10.53)2.42 (2.18–2.69)1.56 (1.40–1.73)
Characteristics of the child
Gestational age at birth, per additional week0.95 (0.95–0.96)0.94 (0.93–0.95)
Birth weight, per additional 1000 g0.93 (0.90–0.95)0.98 (0.95–1.01)
Birth hospitalization length of stay, per additional day1.00 (1.00–1.01)0.99 (0.98–0.99)
Complex chronic condition
 No460 22021 500 (4.67)1.00 (ref.)1.00 (ref.)
 Yes21 5011075 (5.00)1.07 (1.01–1.14)1.06 (0.99–1.13)
  • Note: CI = confidence interval, OR = odds ratio, ref. = reference category.

  • * According to Johns Hopkins Adjusted Diagnostic Groups.