Table 3

Stepwise multivariate logistic regression of predictors of HRURV

OR (95% CI)P value
Off-hour shift1.64 (1.11 to 2.43)0.01
Heart rate, ≥1001.45 (0.94 to 2.25)0.10
Handover1.68 (1.02 to 2.75)0.04
Hospitalisation in the past 30 days8.39 (3.54 to 19.86)<0.0001
Digestive system1.64 (1.02 to 2.65)0.04
Musculoskeletal system0.34 (0.20 to 0.60)<0.0001
Infectious and parasitic diseases2.81 (1.05 to 7.51)0.04
Kidney and urinary tract1.97 (1.06 to 3.68)0.03
  • Variables included in the model: working hours (reference: on hours shift); handover (reference: no); heart rate (reference: <100); hospitalisation in the past 30 days (reference: no); major diagnostic category (reference: other diagnosis).

  • HRURV, high-risk unscheduled return visit.