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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