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Table 2 Discharge to rehabilitation by patient characteristics

From: Race and rehabilitation following spinal cord injury: equality of access for American Indians/Alaska Natives compared to other racial groups

Parameter Rehabilitation (no) (n = 14,016) Rehabilitation (yes) (n = 15,417) P value Effect size or odds ratio (95 % confidence interval)
Age (years) 37.8 ± 14.1 38.7 ± 14.7 <0.001 0.001
HLOS (days) 8.1 ± 13.6 20.1 ± 19.9 <0.001 0.108
ICULOS (days) 5.9 ± 9.7 12.3 ± 14.2 <0.001 0.050
Ventilation (days) 10.1 ± 16.5 15.0 ± 17.0 <0.001 0.014
Probability of death 0.1 ± 0.1 0.2 ± 0.2 <0.001 0.075
Gender    <0.001 1.27 (1.20–1.34)
 Female 3559 (52.2 %) 3265 (47.8 %)   
 Male 10,454 (46.2 %) 12,152 (53.8 %)   
Race    <0.001  
 American Indian/Alaska Native 115 (36.2 %) 203 (63.8 %)   
 White 8740 (47.4 %) 9683 (52.6 %)   
 Black or African American 2274 (40.6 %) 3326 (59.4 %)   
 Asian 315 (55.1 %) 257 (44.9 %)   
 Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 59 (51.8 %) 55 (48.2 %)   
 Hispanic 2159 (58.4) 1541 (41.6 %)   
 Other 354 (50.1 %) 352 (49.9 %)   
Race    <0.001 1.61 (1.28–2.03)
 American Indian/Alaska Native 115 (36.2 %) 203 (63.8 %)   
 Non-American Indian/Alaska Native 13,901 (47.7 %) 15,214 (52.3 %)   
Insurance    <0.001  
 Private 6885 (46.6 %) 7879 (53.4 %)   
 Uninsured 3350 (58.9 %) 2321 (40.9 %)   
 Medicaid 1842 (37.4 %) 3084 (62.6 %)   
 Medicare 555 (41.0 %) 800 (59.0 %)   
 Other government 640 (56.4 %) 495 (43.6 %)   
 Other 744 (47.0 %) 838 (53.0 %)