TABLE 3

Multivariate Analysis for Transition Counseling Outcome 1: “Has Your Doctor Discussed How Your Health Needs Might Change With Age”?

DemographicsBivariate Logistic RegressionMultivariate Logistic Regression
Gender
    Male0.9 (0.8–1.1)NS
    FemaleReferenceNS
Race/ethnicity
    WhiteReferenceNS
    Non-white1.2 (0.9–1.6)NS
Income
    <200% federal poverty level1.2 (0.9–1.5)NS
    200%–400% federal poverty level1.0 (0.8–1.2)NS
    ≥400% federal poverty levelReferenceNS
    Do not know/refused1.2 (0.8–1.6)NS
High school diploma
    YesReferenceNS
    No1.1 (0.8–1.5)NS
Receives special education
    Yes1.1 (0.9–1.4)NS
    NoReferenceNS
Maternal education
    Less than high school/high school diploma1.3 (1.0–1.6)1.4 (1.1–1.8)
    Post–high school and/or post–high schoolReferenceReference
Insurance status
    Continuous insuranceReferenceNS
    Gap in insurance or no insurance0.8 (0.6–0.9)NS
Health status
    General health
        ExcellentReferenceNS
        Very good1.0 (0.8–1.3)NS
        Good1.3 (1.0–1.6)NS
        Fair–poor1.2 (0.8–1.7)NS
    Health status, 2007 vs 2001
        BetterReferenceReference
        Worse or about the same0.8 (0.6–0.9)0.7 (0.6–0.9)
    Reports having SHCN
        Yes1.5 (1.2–1.8)1.5 (1.2–1.8)
        NoReferenceReference
    Reports any activity limitation
        Yes1.2 (1.0–1.6)NS
        NoReferenceNS
    Reports having disability
        Yes1.1 (0.9–1.4)NS
        NoReferenceNS
    Reports having personal physician or nurse
        Yes2.2 (1.8–2.7)1.8 (1.4–2.3)
        NoReferenceReference
Health care communication
    Over the past 12 mo, how often did doctors spend enough time with you?
        Always1.9 (1.6–2.3)NS
        OtherReferenceNS
    Over the past 12 mo, how often did your doctors listen carefully to you?*
        Always2.3 (1.9–2.8)1.7 (1.4–2.2)
        OtherReferenceReference
    Over the past 12 mo, how often did your doctors help you feel like a partner?*
        Always2.1 (1.8–2.6)1.4 (1.1–1.7)
        OtherReferenceReference
    How often did you get enough information from doctors regarding medical problems?*
        Always2.0 (1.6–2.4)1.4 (1.1–1.7)
        OtherReferenceReference
    How often were providers sensitive to family's values/customs?
        Always1.9 (1.6–2.3)NS
        OtherReferenceNS
  • Values are given as odds ratio (95% confidence interval). NS indicates nonsignificant.