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Table 3 Factors to the provision of EOL care

From: Factors related to the provision of home-based end-of-life care among home-care nursing, home help, and care management agencies in Japan

  Β SE OR 95 % CI p value
Homecare nursing agency (n = 273)a
 Number of staff (FTE) 0.42 0.11 1.52 1.23 1.89 <.0001
 Number of collaborating CM agencies 0.07 0.03 1.08 1.02 1.13 .008
 Number of collaborating healthcare faclities −0.03 0.02 0.97 0.93 1.01 .106
 Agency ownership
  Social welfare corporation (ref.)      
  Profit corporation 0.44 0.25 2.60 0.96 7.02 .072
  Healthcare corporation −0.19 0.22 1.38 0.53 3.58 .391
  Others 0.26 0.26 2.15 0.78 5.96 .317
 Additional reimbursement for intensive service
  By LTCI 0.75 0.46 4.45 0.73 27.12 .105
  By healthcare insurance 0.12 0.26 1.26 0.46 3.48 .656
 Home-care nurse and home helper could visit client together 0.11 0.32 1.11 0.59 2.08 .743
Home help agency (n = 202)b
 Number of staff (FTE) 0.01 0.02 1.01 0.96 1.06 .781
 Number of clients 0.003 0.005 1.00 0.99 1.01 .562
 Other healthcare facility owned by the same organization 0.47 0.39 1.60 0.75 3.44 .224
 Care management agency
  Number of collaborating CM agencies 0.02 0.03 1.02 0.96 1.08 .527
  Additional reimbursement for intensive service 1.07 0.59 2.91 0.92 9.23 .069
  Accepting end-of-life clients 0.60 0.16 3.29 1.79 6.05 <.0001
Care management agency (n = 352)c
 Number of staff (FTE) 0.19 0.09 1.21 1.01 1.45 .037
 Nursing staff 0.29 0.25 1.33 0.82 2.17 .251
 Number of collaborating HN agencies 0.03 0.07 1.03 0.91 1.18 .617
 Number of collaborating HH agencies 0.06 0.03 1.07 1.01 1.13 .032
 Other healthcare facility owned by the same organization
 Home-care nursing agency 0.35 0.33 1.42 0.74 2.71 .289
  Additional reimbursement for intensive service 0.51 0.73 1.66 0.40 6.90 .486
  Home-care nurse and home helper could visit client together 0.64 0.24 1.89 1.19 3.00 .007
  1. aHosmer–Lemeshow test: χ2 = 5.021, p = 0.755
  2. bHosmer–Lemeshow test: χ2 = 14.252, p = 0.075
  3. cHosmer–Lemeshow test: χ2 = 6.759, p = 0.563