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Table 3 Multivariate analysis predicting the length of stay in patients receiving rectal cancer surgery

From: Permanent stoma: a quality outcome in treatment of rectal cancer and its impact on length of stay

Parameter Estimate Standard Error t value p-value
Permanent Stoma 1.02 0.14 7.32 < 0.01
Male 0.33 0.11 2.98 0.01
Age − 0.02 0.01 − 0.29 0.77
Race
 White - - -
 African American 0.68 0.23 3.02 0.01
 Hispanic or Latino − 0.06 0.18 − 0.33 0.74
Elixhauser score
 Elixhauser score 0
 Elixhauser score 1–2 0.42 0.14 3.14 0.01
 Elixhauser score 3–5 1.39 0.17 8.42 < 0.01
Metastatic cancer 0.33 0.134 2.36 0.02
Obese 0.31 0.16 1.91 0.06
Patient Payer
 Commercial
 Medicaid 0.99 0.23 4.30  < 0.01
 Medicare 0.09 0.20 0.44 0.66
 Medicare Managed Care 0.21 0.20 1.08 0.28
 Self-Pay/Uninsured 0.47 0.28 1.67 0.10
Patient Region
 Northeast Florida
 Central Florida 0.56 0.22 2.59 0.01
 Northwest Florida − 0.27 0.29 − 0.95 0.34
 South Florida − 0.08 0.27 − 0.28 0.78
 Southeast Florida 0.71 0.22 3.20 0.01
 Southwest Florida 0.49 0.22 2.27 0.02
 West Central Florida 0.47 0.22 2.12 0.03
Urban − 0.07 0.25 − 0.28 0.78
Year
 2015
 2016 − 0.40 0.21 − 1.96 0.05
 2017 − 0.57 0.21 − 2.69 0.01
 2018 − 0.76 0.21 − 3.57 0.01
Open surgery 1.23 0.11 10.95 < 0.01