Table 2

Adjusted ORs (95% CI) for having a high overall, physician and nurse experience (9 or 10 out of 10, ‘top box’ rating) during hospitalisation

VariableOverallPhysicianNurse
Patient safety indicators
 01.001.001.00
 1 or more0.86 (0.75 to 0.97)0.76 (0.66 to 0.87)0.83 (0.73 to 0.94)
Age (in years)
 18–290.51 (0.45 to 0.57)0.61 (0.53 to 0.70)0.64 (0.56 to 0.72)
 30–390.51 (0.45 to 0.57)0.61 (0.53 to 0.69)0.62 (0.55 to 0.70)
 40–490.59 (0.52 to 0.67)0.71 (0.62 to 0.80)0.76 (0.67 to 0.86)
 50–590.67 (0.60 to 0.75)0.84 (0.75 to 0.95)0.88 (0.79 to 0.99)
 60–690.87 (0.78 to 0.97)1.20 (1.07 to 1.36)1.07 (0.95 to 1.19)
 70–790.91 (0.81 to 1.02)1.08 (0.96 to 1.22)1.04 (0.93 to 1.17)
 80 and older1.001.001.00
Sex
 Male1.01 (0.95 to 1.07)0.86 (0.81 to 0.92)1.07 (1.01 to 1.14)
 Female1.001.001.00
Marital status
 Single (never married)0.99 (0.89 to 1.10)1.01 (0.90 to 1.14)0.93 (0.83 to 1.04)
 Married/common law/living with partner1.09 (1.02 to 1.17)1.20 (1.11 to 1.30)1.14 (1.06 to 1.22)
 Divorced/separated/widowed1.001.001.00
Education level
 Elementary or junior high1.75 (1.51 to 2.02)1.52 (1.30 to 1.78)1.33 (1.14 to 1.54)
 Senior high (some or complete)1.46 (1.28 to 1.66)1.47 (1.28 to 1.69)1.23 (1.08 to 1.41)
 College/technical school (some or complete)1.22 (1.08 to 1.39)1.22 (1.07 to 1.41)1.06 (0.93 to 1.21)
 Undergraduate level (some or complete)1.11 (0.97 to 1.27)1.17 (1.01 to 1.35)1.04 (0.91 to 1.20)
 Postgraduate degree complete1.001.001.00
Patient born in Canada
 Yes0.84 (0.78 to 0.91)0.89 (0.82 to 0.97)0.97 (0.90 to 1.05)
 No1.001.001.00
Admission type
 Urgent0.78 (0.73 to 0.83)0.62 (0.58 to 0.66)0.87 (0.82 to 0.93)
 Elective1.001.001.00
Most responsible provider service
 Family practitioner1.18 (1.11 to 1.25)1.09 (1.02 to 1.16)1.09 (1.03 to 1.15)
 Other1.001.001.00
Discharge disposition
 Discharged home with/without support1.34 (1.18 to 1.51)1.30 (1.14 to 1.48)1.16 (1.03 to 1.32)
 Other1.001.001.00
Charlson comorbidities
 01.001.001.00
 10.96 (0.89 to 1.03)0.90 (0.84 to 0.98)0.92 (0.85 to 0.99)
 2 or more0.83 (0.75 to 0.97)0.76 (0.66 to 0.87)0.73 (0.65 to 0.80)