Table 3

Factors associated with end-of-life care selection: multivariate regression

End-of-life careFactorsnMultivariate analyses
OR (95% CI)p Value*
Best supportive careAge
 ≥652011 (Ref)0.04
 <651560.60 (0.36 to 0.98)
State of disease
 Advanced2951 (Ref)0.04
 Recurrence621.82 (1.02 to 3.23)
Non-standard chemotherapiesAge
 ≥65251 (Ref)0.01
 <65392.04 (1.18 to 3.51)
CAMAge
 ≥65201 (Ref)0.002
 <65372.57 (1.43 to 4.63)
Attending physician
 A241 (Ref)0.03
 0.002
 B90.27 (0.11 to 0.62)
 C160.37 (0.13 to 1.02)>0.05
 0.04
 D80.38 (0.15 to 0.94)
  • *The multivariate analysis was performed using logistic regression analysis after.

  • †Univariate analyses.

  • CAM, complementary and alternative; Ref, reference.