Table 4

Effect of level of acuity on length of stay in patients with COVID-19, beta coefficients with corresponding 95% CI (N=699)

UnivariateMultivariate
Model 1*Model 2†
Beta (95% CI)Beta (95% CI)Beta (95% CI)
Acuity level of care
 LowRefRefRef
 Intermediate2.9 (2.0 to 3.8)2.7 (1.8 to 3.7)2.9 (1.9 to 3.8)
 High8.8 (7.1 to 10.5)8.7 (6.9 to 10.4)8.9 (7.1 to 10.6)
Age (in years)0.04 (0.01 to 0.07)
Sex0.7 (-0.2 to 1.7)
Diabetes0.06 (0.4 to 2.4)
Hypertension1.4 (0.4 to 2.4)
Ischaemic heart disease1.4 (−0.006 to 2.8)
Chronic lung disease1.4 (−0.6 to 3.4)
Required invasive ventilation7.0 (5.4 to 8.5)
  • *Adjusted for age and sex.

  • †Adjusted for age, sex and comorbidity including diabetes, hypertension, ischaemic heart disease and chronic lung disease.