TABLE 3

Weighted Logistic Regression Models With Predicting aORs and 95% CIs for Jaundice Diagnoses and Kernicterus Diagnosis in the First Month of Life in the United States, 1988–2005

DemographicsJaundiceKernicterus
aOR95% CIaOR95% CI
Race
    WhiteReference
    Black0.770.74–0.80a0.840.56–1.24
    Hispanic0.970.93–1.021.320.95–1.84
    Asian1.47a1.40–1.54a2.64a1.66–4.20a
Gender
    MaleReference
    Female0.89a0.89–0.90a0.900.74–1.09
    Insurance
    PrivateReference
    Public0.87a0.85–0.88a1.34a1.01–1.77a
    Uninsured0.90a0.83–0.98a1.070.69–1.67
Income
    HighReference
    Low0.91a0.90–0.93a0.990.79–1.25
Gestational age
    TermReference
    Preterm6.39a6.26–6.52a4.22a3.36–5.29a
Region
    NortheastReference
    Midwest0.960.92–1.010.68a0.47–0.98a
    South1.11a1.06–1.17a0.67a0.47–0.95a
    West0.81a0.78–0.85a0.69a0.50–0.95a
Time
    1988–1990Reference
    1991–19930.78a0.70–0.87a0.54a0.31–0.93a
    1994–19960.61a0.56–0.68a0.35a0.19–0.63a
    1997–19990.71a0.64–0.77a0.40a0.22–0.70a
    2000–20020.79a0.72–0.86a0.23a0.13–0.42a
    2003–20051.07a0.98–1.17a0.25a0.14–0.44a
  • a Statistical significance at the P < .05 level.