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Table 3 Differences in patient outcomes according to history of geriatric medicine exposure

From: Impact of a mandatory geriatric medicine clerkship on the care of older acute medical patients: a retrospective cohort study

Outcome GM exposure No GM exposure GM exposure versus No GM exposure
(n = 62) (n = 74)
  n (%) n (%) Odds ratio (95% CI)a
    Unadjusted Adjusted for age Adjusted for cognitive impairment
Death or new discharge to LTC 6 (9.68) 23 (31.08) 0.24 (0.09,0.63) 0.30 (0.11,0.85) 0.27 (0.10,0.73)
  Mean (SD) Mean (SD) Parameter estimate (95%CI) b
    Unadjusted Adjusted for age Adjusted for cognitive impairment
Length of stay, days 15.95 (11.68) 23.09 (17.14) -7.14 (-12.2, -2.07) -6.38 (-11.55, -1.21) -6.24 (-11.4, -1.05)
  1. aDetermined by logistic regression analysis.
  2. bDetermined by linear regression analysis.