Table 3

Multivariate regression model: predictors of repeat ED attendance in previous 6 months

OR95% CI
Previous hospital admissionPer admission3.78(2.53 to 5.65)
Physical abilityPer unit increase1.01(1.00 to 1.02)
AnxietyPer unit increase1.13(1.04 to 1.22)
Social networkVulnerable2.32(1.12 to 4.81)
  • Vulnerable network=local self-contained, private restrictive (low levels of support).

  • ED, emergency department.